May 23, 2007 SDF Teen Tech 6: Guests

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On Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at the Hewlett-Packard Auditorium in Palo Alto, SDForum presented “Next Generation Tech: Teens Plugged In!” This is part six of a series on teens and technology focusing on guests and groups.

Michael Castellano is founder and CEO of Millennial a video production company that can create, convert, compress and distribute video into any format for any platform.

Monte Malhorta is a Stanford student with book telling young people how to plan for their retirement.

Girls For A Change

Founded in Silicon Valley, California in 2002, Girls For A Change (GFC) is a fast growing national organization that empowers girls to create social change. GFC invites young women of color in low income and urban communities to design, lead, fund and implement social change projects that tackle issues girls face in their own neighborhoods. GFC provides the tools, resources, partnerships and support girls need to gain the voice, ability, and problem-solving capacity to realize their full potential.
Palo Alto Robotics Team
Palo Alto Robotics Team displayed an award-winning robot from the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology) Las Vegas regional competition. They will also be presented a project sponsored by MIT which is a laser triggering device for quadriplegics so they can use devices like an iPod. Paly High School was the only California school selected by MIT this year for this Invent Teams program and is one of only 20 schools nationwide to receive this honor.

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Others attending were Ed Buckingham, Micki Calkins, Francico Casas, Trip Choudry, Rajib Ghosh, Saha Hershfeld, Mani Iyer, Ellen Lee, Paul Mahal, Vikram Mahal, Scott Masters, Paul McLean, Pankaj Mhatre, Doug Porter, Dennis Roy, Usha Sekar, Tom Tuite and Filomena U.

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