Girls Who Code and Pixelberry Studios to add new content to High School Story game

In conjunction with Computer Science Education Week, story will promote girls and coding. Portion of proceeds from in-app purchases will go to Girls Who Code   New York City (December 7, 2015) – Girls Who Code, the national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology, today announced a partnership with Pixelberry Studios, maker…

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Posted on December 7, 2015
Girls Who Code announces major commitments to grow tech talent pipeline for women across U.S.

Founding Supporter AT&T, Adobe and the Prudential Foundation Contribute Nearly $3 Million to Create GWC Alumni Network  More than 20 Major Tech Companies Pledge to Hire GWC Alumni   Houston, TX (October 15, 2015) – Girls Who Code (GWC), the national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology, today announced the formation…

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Posted on October 15, 2015
Girls Who Code kicks off most robust summer of programming to date

National nonprofit supporters and corporate partners work to close the gender gap in technology with nearly 60 programs for 1200 girls nationwide. New York, NY (June 8, 2015) – Girls Who Code, the national non-profit working to close the gender gap in technology, today announced the commencement of its 2015 Summer Immersion Program, celebrating its…

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Posted on June 8, 2015
Girls Who Code Q&A with Janice Thoms, Director at EA Games

Girls Who Code Q&A with Janice Thoms, Director at EA Games Girls Who Code Facebook fans recently had the unique opportunity for a Q&A with Janice Thoms, Director of Programming and Technology for BioWare Canada at EA, who’s worked on titles like Dragon Age Origins and Mass Effect. Thoms graduated from the University of Alberta…

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Posted on April 20, 2015
Check out our 2014 annual report!

Today, we are proud to say we’re not just aiming to close the gender gap in technology — we’re actually doing it. Read the 2014 report here.

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Posted on March 27, 2015
Girls Who Code selection

This week, Girls Who Code announced admissions decisions for our 2015 Summer Immersion Program. With so many amazing applications and only 20 spots per program, we regret that we could not accept every eligible girl who applied. Here’s a look at how we made our decisions: Building the Movement: Recruiting Starting in October, we hit…

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Posted on March 26, 2015
Opinion: why women who code can close the wage equality gap

MORE THAN A week after the Academy Awards broadcast, people are still buzzing about Best Supporting Actress winner Patricia Arquette’s acceptance speech, punctuated with a poignant and resounding call for wage equality and equal rights for women. Arquette’s rallying cry struck a chord with both audience members and viewers at home — a reaction shot of…

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Posted on March 5, 2015
Girls Who Code triples its reach to create gender parity in tech

National organization announces 60 summer programs for 2015 to empower 1,200 girls with intensive computer science education Galvanizes world’s leading tech, entertainment, financial services, retail, and telecom companies to build female tech talent pipeline in 9 cities nationwide New York, NY — Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization that aims to close the gender…

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Posted on December 15, 2014
Girls Who Code on CBS This Morning

Aiming for 1 million “Girls Who Code”   Click Here to Watch Girls Who Code on CBS This Morning! President Obama was the first Commander-in-Chief to write a line of computer code, after learning the basics of JavaScript on Monday. The lesson put him among the ranks of some 53 million students who “coded” somewhere…

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Posted on December 11, 2014
Accenture Teams with Girls Who Code to support technology careers for young women

NEW YORK; Nov. 6, 2014 – Accenture is partnering with Girls Who Code to help the organization inspire, educate and equip young women with computing and professional skills that enable them to pursue technology careers. Accenture is contributing $500,000 to Girls Who Code, which includes a one-year $250,000 cash grant to the organization and an…

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Posted on November 6, 2014