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TechGirlz empowers middle school girls to become tomorrow's technology leaders. We put tech directly in their hands through our free, project based workshops, and aim to eliminate the gender gap by sparking a passion for tech early in girls' lives.
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Written by TechGirlz alum, Katia Barricklow, currently at Pennsbury High School. Everybody knows there’s a shortage of women in the tech industry. Some people think this is because girls either don’t like tech or they are not good at it, but the real problem is, schools aren’t doing enough to teach girls about tech in a way that makes it interesting for them. Studies show girls are as interested as boys in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) until they … read more
Written by Annie Ghrist, TechGirlz TA and volunteer. In late August, I volunteered as a T.A. at the HTML/CSS workshop sponsored and put on by the New York Code + Design Academy and TechGirlz, and hosted by the Apple Store, and overall I had an amazing experience. Around twenty girls between the ages of ten and thirteen came to the workshop that day. The teacher, Constance Ip, was very friendly, open, and excellent at working with and helping the students … read more
Written by Amy Freeman On August 25, about 20 girls, in grades 4 through 8, filed into the briefing room upstairs at the Apple Store to learn the basics of HTML and CSS. Constance Ip, from New York Code + Design Academy (NYCDA), a coding school with locations in Philly and NYC, led the workshop. Over the course of three hours, the girls learned how to write the code that forms the backbone of websites. They learned the language to … read more