Tom Furness - Virtual World Society

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Dr. Tom Furness is co-founder of the Virtual World Society and considered the grandfather of VR. For over 60 years, he has been a leader in immersive technology innovations that have touched the lives of millions around the world. He is a professor emeritus of the University of Washington’s Human Interface Technology Laboratory, one of the oldest XR labs in the world. He is the keynote speaker for the 2022 Girls Virtual Reality Team Business Challenge, July 16-17, 2022.

The Girls STEAM Institute's Virtual Reality Girls Team Business Challenge is geared to educate and encourage young girls 12-17 to become entrepreneurs and solve world problems. Twelve girls were chosen by representing diversity in geography, age, culture and assigned to a team of 4 to develop a business with viable concepts to remedy the Climate Change Crisis and the Role of Technology and Saving Our Earth.

For details and to attend the free two-day event, check the 2022 Girls Virtual Reality Team Business Challenge.

Sponsored by US Bank, CESCO, Gothenburg Family Trust, Humanitea, Girls Have Dreams, and Serendipity Productions Partners LLC.

The Girls STEAM Institute's is a non-profit that enlightens and inspires girls globally to pursue S.T.E.A.M. entrepreneurship and leadership to build a sustainable international pipeline for inspiring and empowering girls to pursue innovation as STEAM entrepreneurs.

For more information and to volunteer or donate, or bring a Girls STEAM Institute Team Business Challenge event to your school or organization, visit The Girls STEAM Institute.

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