Girls Who Code Works With Commonwealth of Kentucky on Comprehensive Legislation Aimed at Closing the Gender Gap in Tech

Governor Andy Beshear signs Girls Who Code SB 193 to bring more girls into K-12 computer science Kentucky bill marks the fourth comprehensive Girls Who Code policy changed passed this year, amid organization’s national efforts to achieve gender parity in K-12 computer science FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (April 1, 2020) – Governor Andy Beshear has signed SB193,…

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Posted on April 1, 2020
Girls Who Code Releases 2019 Annual Report, Announces 500 Million People Reached, 300,000 Girls Served by Programs Globally

International organization leading efforts to close the gender gap in tech on track to close the gender gap in new entry-level tech jobs by 2027 NEW YORK, NEW YORK (March 26, 2020) – Today, Girls Who Code released its 2019 Annual Report—reporting that the organization has reached 500 million people through its campaigns, and 300,000…

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Posted on March 26, 2020
Girls Who Code Works With State of Indiana on Comprehensive Legislation Aimed at Closing the Gender Gap in Tech

Governor Eric Holcomb signs Girls Who Code SB 295, which includes an amendment to bring more girls into computer science Indiana bill marks the third comprehensive Girls Who Code bill passed through state legislatures this year, amid organization’s national efforts to achieve gender parity in K-12 computer science   INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (March 25, 2020) –…

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Posted on March 25, 2020
Girls Who Code Releases Free Virtual Curricula, Bringing Students Around the World Educational Resources Amid Unprecedented School Closures During COVID-19

“Girls Who Code at Home” curricula will be available to download for free on the organization’s  website New York, NY (March 23, 2020) – Girls Who Code, the international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology, today announced it would release free virtual curricula, “Girls Who Code at Home,” bringing students around the…

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Posted on March 23, 2020
Girls Who Code Flagship Program Enters Ninth Year, Bringing Girls to Top Companies and Universities for Immersive Computer Science Education

Organization’s Summer Immersion Program to launch in 20 markets nationwide, bringing computer science education to over 1,500 girls in summer 2020 New York, NY (January 21, 2020) – Girls Who Code, the international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology and challenge the stereotype of what a coder looks like, today announced its…

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Posted on January 21, 2020
Girls Who Code Celebrates Day of the Girl with First-Ever Global #MarchForSisterhood

Thousands of girls have pledged to join the march, speaking out on the issues that matter to them most  Organized by “Team Sisterhood” — 100+ young changemakers and activists including Irsa Hirsi, Deja Foxx, Jenna Ortega, Ava Phillippe  — the march celebrates, inspires, and activates girls and women building transformative social movements October 11, 2019…

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Posted on October 11, 2019
Girls Who Code Announces First-Ever Global March For Sisterhood for Day of the Girl

All-Digital #MarchForSisterhood aims to unite women, girls, and allies worldwide to create the biggest online march in history Led by “Team Sisterhood” of 100+ young changemakers, March will celebrate, inspire, and activate girls and women building transformative social movements  September 16, 2019 (New York, NY) — Today, Girls Who Code announced the launch of the…

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Posted on September 16, 2019
Girls Who Code Announces Plans to Expand to 10,000 Clubs Across the United States

The organization is on track to close the gender gap in new entry-level tech jobs by 2027 New York, New York (September 9, 2019) — Girls Who Code, the nonprofit leading efforts to close the gender gap in technology, announced plans to expand to 10,000 Clubs across the United States, nearly doubling the organization’s existing…

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Posted on September 9, 2019
Girls Who Code survey reveals discriminatory hiring practices in the tech industry, highlights persistent barriers to closing the gender gap in tech

The organization surveyed over 1,000 college-aged women, half had either had a negative experience applying for a job in tech, or know a woman who has. August 22, 2019 (New York, NY) — Girls Who Code, the international nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology, released a report detailing widespread sexism, discrimination,…

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Posted on August 22, 2019
Girls Who Code Hosts Congressional Leadership To Discuss Innovative Policy Solutions To The Gender Gap In Tech

Sen. Jacky Rosen, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, and Rep. Ayanna Pressley join Girls Who Code founder and CEO Reshma Saujani and moderator Tiffany Cross following the release of the organization’s groundbreaking report on the gender gap in K-12 computer science Washington D.C. (July 10, 2019) — Girls Who Code, the nonprofit leading efforts to close…

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Posted on July 10, 2019