The 2023 Congressional App Challenge has officially come to a close – and what a year it’s been! This year’s Challenge saw an unprecedented level of participation, with 374 Members of the House of Representatives hosting competitions, surpassing the previous record of 340. As a nationwide competition encouraging students to pursue careers in STEM and […]
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional App Challenge and its partners at the Internet Education Foundation are excited to welcome the newest addition to our team, Ryan Kirzner. Taking over as Congressional Operations Coordinator, Ryan will be the Challenge’s frontline liaison, connecting today’s members of Congress with tomorrow’s coding talent. An official initiative of the U.S. […]
Two App Challengers Among 100 Promising Young People Recognized by Schmidt Futures and Rhodes Trust in the 2023 Cohort of Rise Global Winners
Two App Challengers Among Winners Representing 43 Countries Joining the Rise Global Initiative New Cycle of Applications Now Open for Talented 15 to 17-year-olds to Join the Rise Global Community. Washington, D.C., October 5, 2023 – Today, Schmidt Futures, in collaboration with the Rhodes Trust and the Congressional App Challenge announced the 2023 cohort of Rise Global […]
More Members of Congress are hosting Congressional App Challenges in 2023 than ever before – with dozens more expected to sign up in the coming weeks! As of today, 345 Members of Congress are actively hosting Congressional App Challenges for students in their districts, representing 79% of the House of Representatives and eclipsing the previous […]
We asked our summer interns to answer some questions regarding the 2023 Congressional App Challenge and their experiences working at the Internet Education Foundation. Make sure to click on the links and images below to learn more about past App Challenge winners and our interns!
Press Release: Congressional Internet Caucus Announces Reps. Nunn, Lieu as Congressional App Challenge’s 118th Congress Co-Chairs By Brynn Baker
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives launched the 2023 Congressional App Challenge. Participants are now able to register for the largest competition in student computer science nationwide! Currently, 300 representatives have signed up to host Challenges within their respective districts, and we expect to see even more in the coming weeks. The deadline to submit […]
Congressional App Challenge welcomes the new cohort of Summer 2023 interns: UC Berkeley students Emma Solomon, Brynn Baker, and David Awakim, and Emory University student Gabriel Schwartz.