The A.V. Club: Getting Girls to Code

Reshma Saujani is the CEO and founder of Girls Who Code, an organization that, well, teaches girls to code. Saujani tells John Teti how the organization works and why it’s important for school-aged girls to get passionate about computer science.

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Posted on September 12, 2017
C-SPAN: Reshma Saujani on Closing the Gender Gap in STEM Fields

Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of the non-profit group Girls Who Code, talked about increasing the number of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

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Posted on September 2, 2017
TechCrunch: Please let The Friendship Code and its tech-savvy girls be the new Baby-Sitters Club

Okay, full disclosure, I never read any Baby-Sitters Club book. But you know what I’m talking about, right? We all had some endless series we read where a few kids just like us navigated the vicissitudes of life, teaching us lessons along the way. I’m hoping that The Friendship Code, which aims to do that —…

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Posted on August 31, 2017
Bozoma Saint John joins the fight against the gender gap in tech with a seat on Girls Who Code’s Board of Directors

Uber announces multi-year partnership and commitment to Girls Who Code’s National Expansion Thursday, August 24, 2017 (New York, NY) — Girls Who Code, the national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology, today announced Bozoma Saint John will join the organization’s Board of Directors. Saint John is the Chief Brand Officer at…

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Posted on August 24, 2017
People Magazine: Closing the Gender Gap in Technology: How the Founder of Girls Who Code Is Teaching Girls Coding and Confidence

For Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani, her non-profit organization is about more than just bridging the gender gap in technology — it’s about empowering girls to change the world. Girls Who Code (GWC) has already introduced 10,000 girls to coding through after-school and summer programs. On Tuesday, the organization took steps to expand that reach to one…

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Posted on August 22, 2017
Good Morning America: How to get your girls involved in coding

Good Morning America goes inside a girls-only computer programming class that aims to change the way girls think about science, technology, engineering and mathematics. See more

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Girls Who Code releases 13-book series with Penguin

New York, NY (August 22, 2017) —  Girls Who Code has teamed up with Penguin to release 13 books for girls about computer science and coding – the first of their kind. The first books come out today, August 22, 2017, and include a nonfiction book, Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the…

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New York Times: Teaching Kids Coding, by the Book

One sunny summer morning this month, a group of 20 teenage girls gathered in a conference room in the sleek offices of a tech company in Manhattan. It was their fifth week of coding camp, and they were huddled around laptops, brainstorming designs for their final projects. One group was building a computer game that…

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Posted on August 21, 2017
Girls Who Code Founder To Address National Governors Association: “Keep an eye on gender”

Girls Who Code to host first-ever hackathon at NGA’s Summer Meeting, where girls use code to tackle policy challenges PROVIDENCE, RI (JULY 14, 2017) — Girls Who Code Founder and CEO, Reshma Saujani, will address more than 30 governors at a plenary session at the National Governor’s Association (NGA) Annual Summer Meeting in Providence, Rhode…

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Posted on July 14, 2017
Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Programs Return to Boston

Programs launch at major technology companies in the region Historic year for the organization as its first participants enter the workforce BOSTON, MA (JULY 10, 2017) — Girls Who Code, the national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology, kicked off its 2017 Summer Immersion Program today in Boston in partnership with Akamai…

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Posted on July 10, 2017