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
Girls Who Code launches #PayItForward campaign

  This summer Girls Who Code taught computer science to over 1,500 girls across the U.S. Our students learned how to use computer science to solve problems in their community, in their country, and in their world. They developed games to raise awareness about racial inequality and gun violence, built websites to help solve climate…

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Posted on August 22, 2016
How this cybersecurity specialist found herself by helping girls learn to code

Emily Reid used to have a habit at work. “I’d walk in, and I’d say my name and then immediately my job title, like it was part of my name,” she says. “I’m Emily Reid, cybersecurity specialist.” She’d scored what seemed like an exciting job at a non-profit that operates federally funded research centers back…

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Posted on July 15, 2016
Girls Who Code launches three Summer Immersion Programs at major professional services and technology companies in Newark

Programs Supported and Hosted by Prudential Financial Inc. and Verizon Programs Will Run from July 5, 2016 – August 26, 2016 NEWARK, NJ (July 5, 2016) –– Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization that aims to inspire, educate and equip young women for futures in the computing-related fields, kicked off its 2016 Summer Immersion…

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Posted on July 5, 2016