On April 9th, the SheTech was held in Salt Lake, Utah. Women Tech Council’s SheTech program is the largest industry-led STEM program to activate, engage and inspire high school girls into STEM degrees and successful careers with over 12,000 participants.
The masses of girls in attendance were broken up into groups/teams, and then the teams were given an allotted time to come up with a challenge, or project in that time frame. This was an "on the spot" challenge to see what these teams could come up with "spur of the moment." Teams were given a real natural disaster situation and had to come up with a way to overcome the challenges of that natural disaster. The team from Nebo School district created a design for a solar powered light that would allow survivors to found sooner as well as provide a basic need to people in the disaster. The teams’ design and presentation earned them the 1st place honors. Judges came from Technology companies from all over Utah to award the girls their 1st place honors.
The plan or challenge that this winning team "A5" came up with was this:
This technology has widespread applications as it can be used and implemented in any disaster from any location, whether a base or a boat. This life-saving technology isn't just for Puerto Rico; it can be used anywhere that drones can fly."
The team consisted of Summer Hall, Marsha Woods, Madison, McKenna, LeeLoo O'Neil, Madalyn Remkes, and the ALC students, Kali York, Kari Evans, Jazmine Passey, and Kaisha Passey