Tara Chklovski

Nonprofit Leader / Founder and CEO at Technovation (formerly Iridescent)

San Carlos, California, USA / Indian

👩 She/her

🎓 M.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Boston University and B.S. in Physics from St. Stephen’s College

😁 Tara grew up as the daughter of a doctor in the Army and a mechanic who served in the Indian Air Force. She dreamed of flying or building airplanes and tinkered with engine parts as a child. Tara studied aerospace engineering before founding her nonprofit.

Tara Chklovski

Tara empowers girls and families to design technology solutions to important problems in their communities.


Tara is the leader of Technovation and an advocate for STEM learning. She works with girls and families who participate in Technovation programs all over the world as shown in the top picture. The bottom picture shows a finalist family at the first Technovation Families AI Challenge Championship Event. This event celebrated six finalist families who identified community problems and solved them using AI.

Tara Chklovski


Video: Technovation - Worldwide Competition for Girls

  • What does Technovation enable girls to do? 

  • What problem would you like to solve and how could computer science help you do this?


What kind of app would your students create?

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