On September 21st, 2021, the Congressional App Challenge national team flew to Phoenix, Arizona to attend the 2021 AISES National Conference. The conference served as an educational, professional, and workforce development space for Indigenous peoples of North America and the Pacific Islands in science, technology, engineering, and math studies and careers. It is the largest college […]
Time for another #AskCAC Interview with one of your Members of Congress! This week, we spoke to Rep. Darin LaHood from Illinois’s 18th Congressional District. Rep. LaHood serves on the House Committee on Ways & Means and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
This is a repost of Lena Vu Sawyer ‘s blog on the Replit website. Check out the original post here! Replit and Congressional App Challenge are joining efforts to increase Computer Science literacy and access in the U.S. At Replit, we believe deeply in the equalizing and empowering potential of computer programming. That’s why we’re […]
In recent years, Washington, D.C. has become synonymous with gridlock in more ways than one, with disputes and distrust extending from the beltway to the Capitol. The Congressional App Challenge, a bipartisan initiative of the House of Representatives, aims to bring lawmakers from across the country and the aisle together to inspire students from all […]
Another week, another interview with a Member of Congress hosting the App Challenge! This week, we interviewed Rep. Troy Balderson of Ohio’s 12th Congressional District. Rep. Balderson serves on the House Committee on Agriculture and House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
The Congressional App Challenge is excited to announce our second annual Back to School webinar series. This series of webinars, hosted in conjunction with supporters of the program, will provide free training and mentorship opportunities for App Challengers past and present and will take place through the fall. The Congressional App Challenge team is working […]
The Congressional App Challenge works closely with Members of Congress to inspire middle and high school students to pursue careers in computer science and STEM. This week, we interviewed Rep. Michelle Steel of California’s 48th Congressional District. Rep. Steel serves on the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Committee on Education and Labor.
Why do Members of Congress love the App Challenge so much? We interviewed Rep. Randy Feenstra from Iowa’s 4th Congressional District to find out! Rep. Feenstra is a member of the House Agriculture Committee, the House Committee on the Budget, and the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. This is also Rep. Feenstra’s first […]
Last week, we interviewed Rep. Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) and Rep. Young Kim (CA-39) in honor of the announcement that they will be serving as the two new co-chairs for the Congressional App Challenge. Both representatives are recognized leaders in Congress on STEM, tech, and next generation workforce issues, and we asked them about all things Congressional App Challenge! Watch the […]
The Congressional App Challenge is excited to announce the members of our third annual Alumni Advisory Board. With over 30,000 talented and successful students participating in the CAC since 2016, there is an incredible pool of candidates to lead our alumni efforts. The Alumni Advisory Board is a group of App Challenge alumni currently enrolled […]