College Loops
Supporting Women in Tech at the College Level
A program for college-aged women interested in tech to build belonging and community.
What are College Loops?
Girls Who Code College Loops are university-level networks for college-aged women interested in tech to support one another and help each other persist and succeed in the field. College Loops build belonging and community through weekly meetings during the school year.
  • 18 + years old
  • Currently enrolled in a US-based college or university
  • Female-identifying individual
  • Build Sisterhood
    College Loops connect young women on campus who are interested in tech to build a supportive community that helps them persist and succeed in the field.
  • Build Leadership
    College Loops facilitate on-campus leadership and are led by passionate women who are committed to reaching gender parity in tech.
  • Build Your Career
    College Loops provide college-aged women with exclusive opportunities to connect and build relationships with industry professionals and Girls Who Code corporate partners.
  • “GWC had such a big impact on shaping my goals for the future. I am also excited to run this program and hope to connect with more alumni.”
    College Loop President, University of Washington
    Girls Who Code Talks

    "Girls Who Code Talks” is a virtual program for the Girls Who Code alumni community focused on protecting the pipeline during the COVID-19 crisis. Through live virtual events, newsletters and social media content, we will connect and support the Sisterhood as women navigate changes in their college, internship and career plans.

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    Become A College Loops President
    College Loop Presidents are passionate campus leaders who are committed to reaching gender parity in tech.
    • How do I start a College Loop?
      If you're a woman (or someone who identifies as female) who is 18+ and currently enrolled at a US college or university, you can apply to start a College Loop and become a College Loop President.
    • What can I expect as a College Loops President?
      College Loops Presidents serve as on-campus leaders in the movement to close the gender gap in tech. As a College Loops President, you'll be responsible for recruiting members, hosting meetings using content created by Girls Who Code, and managing campus logistics like reserving meeting space and distributing swag.
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    Our Impact
    In the 2019-20 academic year, Girls Who Code will have 200 active College Loops on campuses across the country, serving thousands of women in tech.
    • 200
      College Loops Across the U.S.
      In the 2019-20 academic year, Girls Who Code will have 200 active College Loops on campuses across the country, serving thousands of women in tech.
    • 80,000
      College-Aged Alumni
      In the 2019-20 academic year, Girls Who Code expects to have nearly 80,000 college-aged alumni.
    • 15x
      The National Average
      Our alumni are choosing to major in computer science, or related fields, at a rate 15 times the national average.
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