Friday, April 22, 2022

Dariana, a senior from Albia High School, enjoyed an “amazing experience” at DesignDash, a one-day entrepreneurial workshop for high school students presented by the University of Iowa Jacobson Institute and the Iowa EdTech Collaborative, in partnership with the university's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC) and College of Education, Pearson, TechStars Iowa, 1 Million Cups, and MERGE.

“I was nervous pitching to the judges who have been successful in business, but you have to put yourself out there to learn,” said Dariana, who woke at 5 a.m. and left the school parking lot by 6:30 to reach Iowa City in time for the inaugural DesignDash.

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