"Girls Who Code gave me confidence in my abilities and helped me see what I can accomplish in my life."
—Nikita, 16

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SEATTLE GIRLS ONLY: Thanks to two just-announced programs, we've re-opened our application for Seattle! Click here to apply by April 9.

For all other cities, the application period for our 2014 Summer Immersion Program Application is now closed, and selected students will be notified of their acceptance in late April.

If you're interested in applying for our 2015 Summer Immersion Program, click here to stay in the loop. We'll keep you posted on key deadlines throughout the year.

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Why It Matters

0.3%

In middle school, 74% of girls express interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), but when choosing a college major, just 0.3% of high school girls select computer science.

100%

100% of 2012 program participants report that they are definitely or more likely to major in computer science following the program.

12%

Women today represent 12% of all computer science graduates. In 1984, they represented 37%.

12%

While 57% of bachelor’s degrees are earned by women, just 12% of computer science degrees are awarded to women.

17%

Despite the fact that 55% of overall AP test takers are girls, only 17% of AP Computer Science test takers are high school girls.

25%

Women make up half of the U.S. workforce, but hold just 25% of the jobs in technical or computing fields.

29%

The U.S. Department of Labor projects that by 2020, there will be 1.4 million computer specialist job openings. Yet U.S. universities are expected produce only enough qualified graduates to fill 29% of these jobs.

3/25

In a room full of 25 engineers, only 3 will be women.