Craig Newmark Joins Girls Who Code’s Board of Directors

Monday, May 8, 2017 (New York, NY) — Girls Who Code, the national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology, today announced Craig Newmark will join the organization’s Board of Directors. Craig Newmark is the Founder of craigslist and The Craig Newmark Foundation. In 2012 he was inducted into the Internet Hall…

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Posted on May 8, 2017
Girls Who Code expands free program offering to include furry friends!

Non-profit announces Pets Who Code New York, NY (April 1, 2017) – Girls Who Code, the national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology, today announced that it is expanding its free computer science programs to include a brand new program for pets! Girls Who Code announced this milestone as part of their…

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Posted on March 31, 2017
Our 2016 Annual Report is here!

As we celebrate Girls Who Code’s Fifth Anniversary, we look back at our most inspiring stories, the incredible growth of our movement to-date, and the people and organizations who help us continue to build a future where our next generation of girls will prosper through creativity, through bravery, and through teamwork. Explore our 2016 Annual…

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Posted on March 21, 2017
Girls Who Code & Sheryl Sandberg Convene First-Ever Female Governors’ Summit to Address Closing the Gender Gap in Technology

Bipartisan group of female governors join Facebook, Deloitte, Girls Who Code to expand female participation in computer science education and tech jobs MENLO PARK, CA (February 17, 2017)—Girls Who Code, Deloitte and Facebook join Governor Gina Raimondo, Governor Mary Fallin, and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds for the first-ever female Governors’ Summit to identify new state-led…

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Posted on February 17, 2017
Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program reaches five year milestone

New York, NY (January 17, 2017) – Girls Who Code, the national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology, today announced its fifth year of programming for its flagship Summer Immersion Program. The Summer Immersion Program began in 2012 in New York City, offering rising 11th and 12th grade girls 300+ hours of…

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Posted on January 17, 2017
GM partners with Girls Who Code to empower future technology and engineering leaders

DETROIT — The gender gap in technology and engineering is getting worse despite the increase demand for STEM-related jobs. GM and the national nonprofit Girls Who Code (GWC) today announced a partnership to inspire and empower thousands of U.S. middle and high school girls to become future leaders in these fields. Through the GM/GWC partnership,…

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Posted on January 10, 2017
Exclusive: Cover Reveal of “Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World” written by Girls Who Code CEO & Founder, Reshma Saujani

Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls revealed the cover of Girls Who Code CEO & Founder, Reshma Saujani’s upcoming non-fiction book GIRLS WHO CODE: Learn to Code and Change the World, chockablock with dynamic artwork, down-to-earth explanations of coding principles, and real-life stories of girls and women working at places like Pixar and NASA. The release is…

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Posted on December 22, 2016
Girls Who Code adds 4 new Board members

Cheryl Saban, Kara Sprague, Tiffany Dufu, Paul Daugherty are longtime advocates for women & girls Monday, December 12, 2016 (New York, NY) — Girls Who Code, the national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology, today announced four new additions to its Board of Directors: Cheryl Saban, Kara Sprague, Tiffany Dufu, and…

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Posted on December 12, 2016
Video calls for Silicon Valley to solve real problems, stop replacing mom

Girls Who Code & CollegeHumor team up on satirical PSA ahead of CSEd Week New York, NY (Thursday, December 1, 2016) — Ahead of Computer Science Education Week on December 5-11, Girls Who Code, the national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology, today released a video with CollegeHumor satirizing programmers who…

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Posted on December 1, 2016
Girls Who Code launches 2016 holiday giving campaign

At a time when computing skills are the most sought-after in the U.S. job market, girls are still being left behind. Our recent #CracktheCode research report shows that if we act now, we can actually triple the amount of women in computing by 2025.   This holiday season, we’re asking our community of supporters to…

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Posted on November 29, 2016