Founder & CEO
Tara Chklovski is CEO and founder of Technovation, a global education nonprofit that empowers girls and families to identify community problems and create mobile- and AI-based solutions that develop their leadership and creative problem-solving skills. Prominently featured in the award-winning documentary Codegirl, Forbes named Chklovski “the pioneer empowering the incredible tech girls of the future” and Discovery Science Channel named her its first “CEO Science Super Star Hero” for her work encouraging the next generation of innovators, problem solvers, and game changers. A frequent advocate for STEM education, she’s presented at the White House STEM Inclusion Summit, SXSW EDU, UNESCO’s Mobile Learning Week, and led the 2019 education track at the UN AI for Good Global Summit. Since its 2006 founding, Technovation, originally named Iridescent, has engaged more than 130,000 youth across 100+ countries in real-world problem solving with the help of 28,000 mentors, parents, and educators.