Our Mission

Girls Who Code was founded with a single mission:
to close the gender gap in technology

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A LETTER FROM RESHMA
What started as an experiment has grown into a national movement

Girls Who Code was founded five years ago with the belief that computing skills are a critical path to security and prosperity in today’s job market. What began with 20 girls in the heart of New York City, Girls Who Code will reach 40,000 girls in all 50 U.S. states by the end of this year.

The demographic of Girls Who Code is the demographic of our nation. From Clubs in rural Oklahoma, to homeless shelters in Massachusetts, to the country’s most prestigious private schools—girls everywhere are united by their passion to use technology to solve problems in their day-to-day lives and make a positive impact on the world.

At Girls Who Code, we believe the gender gap in technology is an issue we must all come together to solve. With your support, we will continue to build a future where our next generation of girls and boys will prosper through creativity, through bravery, and through teamwork.

Thank you for your continued belief in our mission.

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What We’re Doing

We’re building the largest pipeline of future
female engineers in the United States.

Our Programs

Why It Matters

Computing is where the jobs are — and where they will be in the future, but fewer than 1 in 5 computer science graduates are women.

The Gender Gap

The gender gap in computing
is getting worse.

In 1995, 37% of computer scientists were women. Today, it’s only 24%. If we do nothing, in ten years the number of women in computing will decrease to just 22%.

Tech jobs are among the fastest growing in the country, yet girls are being left behind. While interest in computer science ebbs over time, the biggest drop off happens between the ages of 13-17.

Outcomes & Impact

40,000 Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is in all 50 states!

65%

of Clubs participants say they are considering a major or minor in Computer Science because of Girls Who Code

93%

of Summer Immersion Program participants said that because of the Summer Immersion Program, they now want to major in, or are interested in computer science.

Alumni Stories

60

top companies have pledged
to hire Girls Who Code alumni.
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Our Partners

$500K+

Adobe and the Adobe Foundation Alumnae Network Founding Supporter 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

AppNexus 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

AT&T Alumnae Network Founding Supporter Clubs Program Partner 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Prudential Financial Alumnae Network Founding Supporter Clubs Program Partner 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Turner Clubs Program Partner 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Uber Clubs Program Partner

$250K-$499K

Accenture 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Dannon

Dell Clubs Program Partner

Deloitte Clubs Program Partner

Eileen Fisher

General Electric 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

General Motors Clubs Program Partner

IBM Clubs Program Partner 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Kate Spade & Company Foundation Clubs Program Partner

Lyft

Microsoft 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

News Corp

Oath Foundation Clubs Program Partner 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Synchrony Financial Clubs Program Partner 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Walmart Clubs Program Partner

$150K–$249K

Amazon 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Anonymous 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Capital One Alumnae Network Founding Supporter

Goldman Sachs 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Humble Bundle

JP Morgan Chase & Co. 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Lockheed Martin 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Moody’s Foundation 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Pfizer 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Salesforce.org 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Twitter 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Verizon Foundation 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

$50K–$149K

20th Century Fox

Adtalem Foundation Clubs Program Partner

AIG 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Akamai 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Autodesk 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Bank of America 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Best Buy Foundation Clubs Program Partner

BlackRock 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Blizzard 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Booz Allen Hamilton Alumnae Network Founding Supporter

CA Technologies

Cadence Clubs Program Partner

Cheryl Saban Self-Worth Foundation for Women and Girls 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Citrix 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Cotton Bureau

Craig Newmark

Craigslist

CSRA Clubs Program Partner

Electronic Arts 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

ESPN Clubs Program Partner

Expedia Alumnae Network Founding Supporter

Facebook 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

First Data 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Ford Motor Company Clubs Program Partner 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

GE Foundation 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

GoDaddy 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Guardian Life Clubs Program Partner

Guardian® Clubs Program Partner

IAC 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Intuit 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

LifeLock 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Pivotal Labs 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Pixar 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Riot Games Clubs Program Partner

Royal Bank of Canada 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Sephora 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Sequoia Capital

Software.org: The BSA Foundation 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

State Farm Clubs Program Partner 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Target Clubs Program Partner

The Benevity Community Impact Fund

The Coca-Cola Foundation Clubs Program Partner

The Walt Disney Company 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

The Workday Foundation 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

TripAdvisor 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Vertical Knowledge Clubs Program Partner

Viacom International, Inc. 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Warner Brothers 2017 Summer Immersion Program Partner

Annual Reports