About Technovation

Run by nonprofit Iridescent, Technovation is the world’s largest technology global tech competition and program for girls ages 10 to 18. Through Technovation, girls learn how to identify a problem in their community, develop a mobile-app to solve it and launch a business. Over the past 8 years, more than 10,000 girls from 100 countries have participated in the program to solve local problems.

The Technovation team is seeking a self-motivated individual with event management experience to assist with various aspects of program organization, planning, and implementation.

  • Do you have skills that can help grow Technovation’s reach and strengthen the global program for years to come?
  • Are you passionate about creating opportunities for young women in technology and entrepreneurship?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of girls, the mentors that help them and the impact they are making in their societies?

Then apply to join us!

As the Coordinator, you will:

  • Support the Technovation team with event planning and logistics throughout the year.  This includes organizing launch workshops, information sessions, regional pitch events and the annual World Pitch event.
  • Support with managing Technovation alumni engagement and student ambassador programs
  • Monitor and manage Technovation support email
  • Support with managing Technovation WordPress site
  • Assist with creating an online community of cultural and geographical diverse stakeholders.

Required Qualifications and Abilities:

Key characteristics of a team member who thrives at Iridescent are:

  • Organized, detail oriented, and dependable, with a customer service orientation
  • Analytical; comfort with managing data
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work with diverse people, organizations, communities, and cultures
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a small and virtual team
  • Willingness to learn and adapt
  • Innovative thinker and self-motivated team player
  • Passion for improving educational experiences and outcomes for girls around the world

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and relevant experience
  • Experience in event organizing
  • 2-3 years experience in project management
  • Should be based in the San Francisco Bay Area


Competitive Salary with Benefits


To apply, please send an email to: recruiting@iridescentlearning.org that includes:

  1. A cover letter expressing your interest, your relevant qualifications and experience
  2. Your resume
  3. A link to your LinkedIn profile (if you have one)
  4. A completed screening task

Screening Task:

Please briefly answer the following questions:

  • If any, describe a few organizational tools or software you use personally or professionally.
  • Describe how you would prepare to lead a workshop or meeting.
  • Provide an example that demonstrates your detail orientation.

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