Armenian Sign Language App Wins International Contest

The One Step Ahead team
The One Step Ahead team

The One Step Ahead team

YEREVAN (Arka)—An application called Armenian Sign Language, created by One Step Ahead by a team of female high school students, won Technovation Challenge international competition in the education category, the press service of the Association of Employers of Information and Communication Technology reported.

In August the team will travel to the United States to take part in the International summit and receive the prize.

A scene from the competition

A scene from the competition

Two teams from Armenia took part in the international competition that attracted 99 teams from 27 countries.

One Step Ahead, comprised of 18-year-old schoolgirls from 10 Armenian schools, had 12 months to create a mobile applications to solve a problem of their community.

The Technovation Armenia program was implemented by the National Institute of Education and the Women and the Information Society NGO with the assistance of the UN Office in Armenia, the American University in Armenia, the Association of Employers of Information and Communication Technology Employers, Synopsys Armenia, Unicomp and the Enterprise Incubator Foundation. –


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  1. papken hartunian said:

    My Dear Young Armenians, our future existence is in your hands. Through the technology we can compete with our enemies and with our friends to secure of our country. Armenians have one option to survive within the neighborhood, to be super country in the region. We can accomplish this via technology. Keep it up, keep our nation to stand out above other nation all the time. You should know that all Armenians around the world love you!