Inspiring girls to explore the possibilities of technology
TechGirlz is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the gender gap in technology occupations, by focusing on girls at the crucial middle school age. We offer free workshops to get girls interested in different kinds of technology, show them varied career options, and connect them with professionals in technology fields.
There's more to tech careers than just coding. We're here to show middle school girls just that. Through our free hands-on TechShopz, we show them that technology can match their interests and be fun and rewarding.
5000+ girls attended our free TechShopz
81% of girls changed their mind about a tech career after a TechShop
Hundreds of volunteers are running TechShopz globally
From the TechGirlz Blog
Fabiola Cineas, a Business Editor for Philly Mag, reports on the data from SmartAsset’s 2017 ranking, stating that Philly is the country’s 10th best city for women in tech. She further explains the findings of the new study showing how the gender pay gap in the industry has narrowed in Philadelphia! The full article was originally published in BizPhilly, a blog on the Philadelphia Magazine website. Last year, Philly ranked 15th in the same SmartAsset study. “In terms of cities with the highest percentage of women in math and computer-related jobs, Philly ranks eighth,” the authors of the report noted…
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill./PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechGirlz, with funding from CompTIA's NextUp campaign to interest teens in tech careers, is offering its first computer classes in Chicago this May to middle school girls. Both classes will be offered at Studio Xfinity, 901 W. Weed Street in Chicago. Girls in grades 6-9 can sign up for either event at http://www.techgirlz.org/techshopz/. Read Full Article
Tracey Welson-Rossman, TechGirlz Founder/CEO and co-founder of WITS, and Executive Vice President of Wilco Electronics System and Women in Tech Summit panelist, Brigitte Daniel Corbin sat down with Dot Complicated, “an online community aimed at “untangling” our modern, wired lives,” creator Randi Zuckerberg, to talk about being the only woman in the room, TechGirlz, The Women in Tech Summit and their own work in the tech industry. Tracey: “It’s important to us to convey a message of positivity.” “We’re here to showcase women who are doing a lot and how we can make a difference.” “If you’re in tech and…