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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 TechShopz, and aim to eliminate the gender gap by sparking a passion for tech early​ in girls' lives. ​ ​ ​

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Upcoming Events

  1. Designing a Website
    December 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Creating Mobile Apps With TouchDevelop
    January 17, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Makey Makey
    January 31, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Game Design 1 & 2
    February 22, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  5. Robotics & Python
    March 7, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. littleBits
    April 18, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Explore the TechGirlz Blog

Written by Katie Wilson, Marketing Director for Clone Systems. Is running a TechShop really as easy as TechGirlz makes it sound? Does it require a lot of effort? Is the effort worth the outcome? We’ve asked two of our instructors to answer those questions and more, and give feedback on what running a TechShop was actually like. From the planning to the implementation to the outcome, this article will divulge both the fun and the challenging parts of running a workshop. Instructors:  Neha … read more

Providing tech education and training to 1,500 young women in over 100 in-house and TechShopz in A Box sessions so far this year November 10, 2014 (Philadelphia) – TechGirlz, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering girls to be future technology leaders, is proud to announce that the 2014-15 school year will be a milestone year with and estimated 1,500 young women participating in over 15 TechGirlz run programs and over 80 TechShopz in a Box workshops run by companies, organizations, … read more

By Laura Baverman, @laurabaverman Ninth grade. That’s the year most girls decide technology careers are not for them. That alarming stat comes from the founder of TechGirlz, a Philadelphia nonprofit working with a team of Triangle tech executives to begin offering workshops for middle school aged girls here early next year. The organization found that most technology education happens too late—once women are in college. And the perception of the field by age 13 is a bunch of headphone-wearing white guys sitting … read more