Wall Street Journal reporter Rachel King gets to know the power of the TechGirlz Entrepreneur Summer Camp, a collaborative effort to address the dearth of women founding startups and holding technology leadership positions.
I spoke with two of the girls last week in a video conference. Olivia Moffat, 13, said she got the idea for an app to connect pet sitters and clients through her own work as a pet sitter. Angel Bird, 12, said her team was working on an app to help people locate specific food products in nearby grocery stores. Her teammate came up with the idea, she said, but she was enjoying collaborating with team members to help develop the idea. Overall, there were five teams developing companies.
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