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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.
INTERESTED IN APPLYING TO OUR SUMMER PROGRAMS?
Girls Who Code is an international non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology by teaching girls computer science, bravery, and sisterhood.
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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.
  • WHAT IS THE SUMMER IMMERSION PROGRAM?
    This 2-week virtual program teaches girls and non-binary students the computer science skills they need to make an impact in their community while preparing for a career in tech. Participants will get exposure to tech jobs, meet women in tech careers, and join a supportive sisterhood grounded in tech.
    • Open to ages 14 to 18 years old
    • 2 week virtual program from August 1st to 12th, 2022
    WHAT IS THE SELF-PACED PROGRAM?
    This 6-week virtual program teaches girls and non-binary students the computer science skills they need to make an impact in their community while preparing for a career in tech. Participants will get exposure to tech jobs, meet women in tech careers, and join a supportive sisterhood. For students who are more advanced with Computer Science, or who completed SIP last year, we will be offering more advanced courses in Python with a focus on cybersecurity.
    • All students between the ages of 14 to 18 years old
    • Now welcoming SIP alumni and graduating seniors!!
    • 6 week virtual program from July 5th to August 12th, 2022
    • Learn at your own pace!

    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.
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    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

      Former Vice President International Marketing, NBC Universal, Inc.

    • Verity Harding

      Verity Harding

      Global Head of Policy & Partnerships at DeepMind (currently on secondment at Cambridge University)

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      Deborah Singer

      Chief Marketing Officer

    Girls Who Code (UK) Limited is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (company number 11958697), whose registered office is at 17-21 Cookridge Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK, LS2 3AG.