What Will I Make or Do?
As a central part of your Clubs experience, you’ll work with your Club on a Computer Science Impact Project, where you’ll use computer science to solve a problem relevant to your Club and community. Through this project, you’ll also learn the fundamental computer science concepts of loops, variables, conditionals and functions that form the basis for all computer programming languages while also building your teamwork and leadership skills.
The Ojibwe Translator provides resources about the local tribe’s culture, history, and the Ojibwe language. Alise and Diamond are part of the Chippewa tribe and students at The Red Lake High School. While students at Red Lake HS must take Ojibwe classes to graduate, the girls wanted to share and practice their language in a modern way because “not many people of our tribe speak Ojibwe anymore.”Learn More
Ashley and Cassie were the winners of the Girls Who Code / Samsung Mobile App Challenge in 2014. Their app design helps kids, specifically those with autism, dyslexia, or other learning disabilities, learn through music.Learn More
HeartCart is designed to connect users to food donation opportunities through local food bank organizations. “In our own Grand Rapids community, 23.7% of kids live in a food insecure household. The need for food donations continues to rise as unemployment and poverty levels, which correlate to high rates of hunger in the community, continue to rise… Our app takes steps towards decreasing hunger in our community by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of food donation.”Learn More
Meet Cassie Mahakian, a thirteen year old coder, tennis player, musician, and self-described “girly girl.” Cassie recently won the Samsung Mobile App Challenge and is looking forward to studying engineering at Erie High School in the fall. Want some words of wisdom from this awesome young #GirlBoss? Read More
Meet Maya and Lucy, two middle school coders from New Jersey. These girls not only have big aspirations – a professional soccer player and a star on Broadway – but have also already started using their knowledge of technology to help change the world! After hearing about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, Maya and Lucy wanted to help… Read More
In volleyball and coding you have to be very concentrated. It’s a hit – literally – and a miss. I’ve learned not to give up if my code doesn’t work and think that’s because I’ve had to learn to endure through playing a sport. Read More
I am a member of my school’s business club – in fact, i’m the only girl – and we had an assignment to pitch different ideas for business. I thought of an anonymous communications app where people can talk about similar interests with no locations, names, likes, etc. My business club couldn’t make it so I decided to make it myself. I worked with a developer and also joined a Girls Who Code club because I want to be able to make something like this by myself. I also believe coding is the language of the future. Read More