GIRLS WHO CODE WORKS WITH WASHINGTON STATE ON COMPREHENSIVE LEGISLATION AIMED AT CLOSING THE GENDER GAP IN TECH

Governor Jay Inslee signs Girls Who Code’s HB 1577 “Concerning K-12 computer science education data”, the first-ever bill aimed at bringing more girls into computer science Olympia, Washington (April 17, 2019) — Today, Governor Jay Inslee signed HB 1577, the country’s first-ever law designed specifically to attract girls in K-12 to, and retain them in,…

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Posted on April 17, 2019
Girls Who Code Prepares for Program Expansion to Space, Places Order for Several Thousand Spacesuits in All Sizes

International Space Station, The Galaxy (April 1, 2019) – After an incredibly successful start to its international expansion in 2018, Girls Who Code has announced it will take its mission of closing the gender gap to Space in 2019. In preparation for the pilot Summer Immersion Program on the International Space Station, Girls Who Code…

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Posted on April 1, 2019
Girls Who Code Releases 2018 Annual Report, Announces Reach of 100 Million on Its Mission to Close the Gender Gap in Tech

Organization leading efforts to make tech more diverse and equitable for girls around the world makes astounding progress, comes closer than ever to fulfilling its mission New York, New York (March 28, 2019) – Today, Girls Who Code released the organization’s 2018 Annual Report—detailing extraordinary growth in the U.S. and internationally, and highlighting new commitments…

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Posted on March 28, 2019
Walmart supports Girls Who Code to expand the national tech talent pipeline

The $3 million commitment will support the organization’s first-ever Summer Immersion Programs in Northwest Arkansas, Clubs across the U.S. and in rural areas, and College Loops, university-level networks for women studying computer science New York, New York (March 8, 2019) – Today, Walmart announced a $3 million commitment to Girls Who Code—the largest commitment in…

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Posted on March 8, 2019
Girls Who Code Hosts Brave, Not Perfect Showcase Featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

400 teen girls gather for a town hall with AOC to present world-changing innovations on climate change, immigration and more Girls Who Code Founder and CEO Reshma Saujani moderates live Q&A with the Congresswoman on pursuing bravery, not perfection February 22, 2019 (Queens, NY) — Girls Who Code, the international non-profit organization working to close…

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Posted on February 22, 2019
Girls Who Code Named #1 in Not-For-Profits Among Fast Company’s Annual List of The World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2019

New York, New York (February 20, 2019) – Girls Who Code has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2019. The organization was named #1 on the list among not-for-profits. The list honors the businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture, showcasing a…

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Posted on February 20, 2019
United Technologies Forms Strategic Partnership with Girls Who Code

Initiative is part of UTC’s comprehensive strategy to inspire, train and employ more women and under-represented populations New York, New York (February 12, 2019) – United Technologies Corp., a leader in aerospace and building technologies, announced a strategic partnership with Girls Who Code as part of a comprehensive effort to help address the under-representation of…

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Posted on February 12, 2019
Brave, Not Perfect by Girls Who Code founder and CEO, Reshma Saujani on sale now

New York, NY (February 5, 2019) – Brave, Not Perfect (On Sale: February 5, 2019; Currency) is a bold, honest book for any woman that has felt crushed under the weight of her own expectations. For those that are losing sleep ruminating over a tiny mistake or worrying about what someone else thinks of them. For all…

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Posted on February 5, 2019
Girls Who Code Expands Free Summer Programs for 2019 into Arkansas, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Texas

Flagship summer programs to launch in cities nationwide in summer 2019 New York, NY (January 22, 2019) – Girls Who Code, the international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology, today announced its seventh year of programming for its flagship Summer Immersion Program. The Summer Immersion Program began in 2012 in New York…

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Posted on January 22, 2019
Girls Who Code Founder and CEO Reshma Saujani Hosts Event with Newark Public Schools Superintendent Roger León Celebrating Newark Public Schools Commitment to Tech Education for Girls

Newark Public Schools commit to launching a Girls Who Code Club in every school and teaching the organization’s Women in Tech lesson plans December 13, 2018 (Newark, NJ) — Today, Girls Who Code founder and CEO Reshma Saujani and Newark Public Schools Superintendent Roger León are hosting an event at the Rafael Hernandez School in…

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Posted on December 13, 2018