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GWC UK

We're on a mission to close the gender gap in technology in the UK

Girls Who Code is an international non-profit organisation working to close the gender gap in technology by teaching girls computer science, bravery, and sisterhood. Our free programming is now available in the UK.
What is a Club?
Girls Who Code Clubs are free programmes that get girls ages 11-18 excited about computer science. Clubs can run before, during or after-school, on weekends or over the summer.
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  • Build Skills
    Engage in fun online coding tutorials, learn about role models in tech, and design solutions to real-world problems.
  • Build Community
    Join a safe and supportive environment of peers and role models where girls learn to see themselves as computer scientists.
  • Build Confidence
    Girls learn all about bravery and resilience so that they can thrive in their careers and lead the way in tech.
  • Start A Club Near You!
    Not technical? No problem. Our FREE Clubs are led by volunteer facilitators; many have NO technical experience.
    • How do I start a Club?
      Clubs are facilitated by people who are 18 years or older and have 1-2 hours per week to lead a Club.
    • How are Facilitators supported?
      We provide free online introductory training, curriculum and launch support through our online platform for students and facilitators. We also provide student recruitment toolkits and more.
    • Where do Clubs Meet?
      Clubs meet at schools, libraries, universities or other non-profit organisations.

    Computing is where the jobs are but women and girls are being left behind.

    Women make up 50% of the UK workforce but less than 15% of STEM jobs.

    Code From Home!
    We know that parents, educators, and girls are looking for support and connection during these challenging times. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to school closures and significant disruption to daily life, Girls Who Code is making CS educational activities available for download free of charge, to anyone who wants to access them.
    View the Lessons
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    See what our girls are creating
    Check out our Project Gallery to browse some of the work created by girls in our programmes.
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    Board of Trustees

    • Seema Cunningham

      Seema Cunningham

      Marketing and Strategy Consultant Formerly Vice President International Marketing, NBC Universal, Inc.

    • Trina Das Gupta

      Trina DasGupta

      Founder & CEO, Single Palm Tree Productions

    • Verity Harding

      Verity Harding

      Co-Lead, Ethics and Society Team, DeepMind Treasurer, The Partnership on AI