Mobile App Creator
Role: Founder at Timeless
Location: New York, New York, USA
Race/Ethnicity: Chinese and Vietnamese
Education: 11th grade High School Student
Fun Fact: Emma is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. She is currently learning Latin, Greek, and French. She aspires to speak as many languages as possible.
About the Images: The Timeless app empowers Alzheimer's patients to cope with their illness and stay engaged with friends and family. The screens show the two key features of the app: Updates and Today.
Updates lets patients receive photos that automatically show the names of the people in the photos.
Today is a simple calendar that lets the patient see daily information set up by their caregiver.
Emma’s Bio (Timeless Website)
The Tech Teen Taking on Alzheimer's (The China Current)
How to Get More Girls Involved in Data Science & STEM (DataTalk podcast)
Watch & Discuss
What kind of app did Emma Yang create?
Emma was asked what kind of apps there is still room for. What kind of app do you think the world still needs?
Emma Yang created an app that empowers Alzheimer's patients to cope with their illness and stay engaged with friends and family. What problem do your students want to solve with an app?
Students will create an app for good:
Complete Intro to App Lab.
When creating their own app, students should create something related to a problem they want to solve.