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
Women’s share of U.S. computing workforce declining, but interventions could triple the pipeline by 2025, according to research from Accenture and Girls Who Code

NEW YORK; Oct 20, 2016 ‒ The share of women in the U.S. computing workforce will decline from 24 percent to 22 percent by 2025, according to new research from Accenture and Girls Who Code. But interventions to encourage girls to pursue a computer science education could triple the number of women in computing to…

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Posted on October 20, 2016
Girls Who Code releases first-ever iOS & Android App, Girls Who Code Loop

  Non-profit develops custom-built community app New York, NY (October 5, 2016) – Girls Who Code, the national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology, today released Girls Who Code Loop, the first-ever app custom-built for its community. The app helps the Girls Who Code sisterhood of students and alumni stay in the…

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Posted on October 5, 2016
Vote for Girls Who Code’s submission to first-ever open debate!

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced that for the first time ever, ABC & CNN will be looking to the internet to source questions. For the next two debates, voters will be able to submit and vote on the questions we want answers to. We have a LOT of questions. But here’s the one we…

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Posted on October 3, 2016
Girls Who Code expands to all 50 U.S. States with free Clubs program!

Non-profit to triple program to 1500 Clubs New York, NY (September 14, 2016) – Girls Who Code, the national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology, today announced that it is expanding its free after school Clubs program to all 50 states this year, making it the largest computer science program for girls…

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Posted on September 14, 2016