Girls Who Code

By ASPIREist | Just For A Minute. Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani explains her startup that is focused on getting girls into the art and science of writing computer code.

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Girls Who Code: Teaching computer programming to young women

Reshma Saujani

In this video<p>Tagged as<p>Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, talks about her parents' inspiration, her unexpected career change, and what it was …

Girls Who Code: How One Woman Is Closing The Gender Gap In Tech

Andrea Gonzales loves to code, and she doesn’t hesitate to tell you so. Yet the 17-year-old junior at Hunter College High School also knows that few of her friends truly get her passion for computer programming. “They think coding is, well, kinda nerdy,” said Gonzales.<p>Natasha Driver, a high school …

Computer Science

How Girls Who Code Is Bridging The Gender Gap In Computer Science And Tech (Video)

Coding: It's a language few of us are fluent in but all of us interact with daily.<p>Enter Girls Who Code, a company determined to change this… starting …

Jessica Alba's Honest Company Gets Behind Girls Who Code, Hosts Summer Program

Eighty young women participated in Girls Who Code's first summer immersion program in greater LA.<p>Actress and entrepreneur Jessica Alba has built a $1 billion consumer brand on a simple premise — to make products that are good for the people who use them, and good for the environment.<p>A similar …

Computer Science

Girls Who Code CEO: No better time for young women to learn tech

The Women’s Business Development Center, a stalwart of small business support in Chicago, pivoted toward the world of tech with its conference this week, featuring Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani at its keynote Wednesday.<p>“There’s no question that technology spurs innovation,” Saujani said. …

Computer Science

Clubs shift girls' perception of computer science

Eighth-grader Quincy Houghton said she knows exactly what she wants to study in college: English and computer science. Quincy's goal is to translate her learning into writing storylines for video games that she expects to create someday.<p>Quincy is among the 30 girls participating in the Girls Who …

Education

Girls Who Code CEO seeks to empower women in tech

Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, pointed out the severe disparities of facing women in STEM careers in the Iscol public service …

Diversity

Tech Firms Pledge to Hire Alumni From ‘Girls Who Code’

Reshma Saujani has taught thousands of girls to code. Now she wants to find them jobs.<p>Ms. Saujani is the founder of Girls Who Code, which teaches girls across the U.S. robotics, mobile app development, HTML and CSS. On Thursday, Ms. Saujani is set to announce a partnership with 26 tech companies …

Women in Tech

The Founder Of Girls Who Code Will Stop At Nothing To Improve Lives For Women

So what I want to teach young women is just ... to fail.<p>After launching Girls Who Code in 2012, she immersed herself in fields which she says …

Girls Who Code Make The World Better One App At A Time

At a time when parts of the tech industry are hostile work environments for women—this according to statistics revealing a rampant sexual harassment, …

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Girls Who Code to give $1 million to underprivileged girls

All girls should be able to learn how to code. And Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit, is doing its part to make that happen.<p>On Tuesday, the company told CNNMoney that it will be giving away $1 million in scholarships to high school girls who want to take part in its summer programs.<p>While the …

Education

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America welcomed her refugee parents 40 years ago.<p>America welcomed her refugee parents 40 years ago.<p>It starts with building a pipeline with help from …

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Maeve Miller: Girl Who Codes

<i>"Lots of people assume that I'm one-dimensional and don't have many other interests aside from coding. Or they think I'm "not as girly" as other girls my age. Excuse you, but I am perfectly capable of typing an HTML tag while my brows are on point." - Maeve Miller</i><p>Meet Maeve Miller, a 16 year-old …

Programming

Exclusive: Watch Girls Who Code Founder Reshma Saujani Give the Most Inspiring TED Talk Ever

A few weeks ago, Reshma Saujani received a standing ovation for her TED talk in Vancouver, Canada. On Monday, <i>Fortune</i> brings you an exclusive online …

TED Talks

Girls Who Code

The Girls Who Code program teaches girls coding skills through computer and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) projects to inspire and …

Girls Who Code Has Taught Nearly 10,000 Young Women... And It's Just Getting Started

Girls Who Code is on track to have taught 10,000 young women software coding skills, across 40 US states, by the end of the year.<p>In spite of this milestone, this is just the beginning of a much larger change it is bringing about.<p>The non-profit organization, founded only three years ago, has also …

Gender

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Summer Immersion Program - Girls Who Code

How much is it?<p>FREE! There’s no cost to attend the Summer Immersion Program. We also offer summer stipends to cover transportation and living …

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New club focuses on gender gap in technology

Members of Prospect High School's new Girls Who Code club learned from the founder of the national non-profit organization that it's important to fail.<p>"When I was growing up in Schaumburg, I was terrified of math and science … and my parents were both engineers," Reshma Saujani, CEO of the group …

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Girls Who Code -- Join 40,000 Girls Who Code today!

I wanted to do something that would focus on the hyper-sexualization of women in video games. I proposed my idea to Sophie and she wanted to do …