GirlConnect is a Dell Powering the Possible recipient in the United States.
Dell Powering the Possible focuses on four areas of giving including learning, pediatric cancer research, disaster relief and social entrepreneurship. Dell Powering the Possible is designed to give others the power to do more through a combination of Dell donated technology and solutions, resources and know-how. In communities around the world, Dell is helping youth discover new possibilities by closing the gap for learning. GirlConnect is proud to have been selected a recipient.
By placing state-of-the-art Dell technology into undeserved communities and working with global non-profit organizations to teach technology skills, Powering the Possible helps young people discover new possibilities and change their lives.
GirlConnect Workshop Overview
In GirlConnect, girls will explore topics such as BODY IMAGE, MEDIA LITERACY and SOCIAL MEDIA. Sessions include hands-on activities incorporating technology by using online tools and resources. GirlConnect is a safe place for self-expression, exploration and learning. Girls are able to understand and use the technology presented in our curriculum in a safe, positive and productive way.
GirlConnect is offered during school, afterschool or on weekends, depending on your availability and need.
Workshop is 1 1/2 hours long. (We also offer a 3 hour version of the workshop per special request)
Things to note:
- We can accommodate groups of 8 – 24 girls
- Workshops can be tailored for each grade, 4th – 12th
- We can provide laptops for the girls to use
- We can provide our own internet via mobile hotspot (but service is not guaranteed in all areas)
- Workshops are valued at $50 each* (financial assistance is available)
*Schools and community organizations outside of Central Texas are asked to also pay an additional fee toward the cost of travel, on a case-by-case basis.
For a complete list of all the workshop topics we offer click here.
To check out our great list of websites we use in our workshop
and to see our awesome eZines written by girls click here!
Questions and/or to schedule a workshop, please contact Marisa Ievans -email@example.com, (512) 808-4044 ext. 109
Michele Glaze, the Director of Dell Giving North America said, “Teaching 21st century skills and increasing access to technology is fundamental to the development of critical skills for children in Austin so that they can reach their full potential. Powering the Possible is designed to change the way youth today learn and access information. Our commitment is to provide the technology and know-how to help the next generation become successful in their local communities and the global workforce and we are proud to partner with GENaustin.”
To learn more about Dell’s giving program visit: www.dell.com/giving