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
With Black history month being celebrated in February, and the Oscars coming up this weekend, it seems only fitting to discuss the amazing new movie that has broken boundaries: Hidden Figures. Based on a true story, the movie stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe, as Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, respectively. All three women work behind the scenes to help NASA launch the John Glenn Launch. Katherine Johnson starts out as a human “computer” in the segregated West Area Computers division of Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Through her smarts and wits she…
Proceeds will support the development of new workshop topics TechGirlz, a non-profit organization empowering girls to be future technology leaders, has been selected as a beneficiary of RGB LAN 2017. Running from March 3, 2017 at 10am, to March 5, 2017 at 2pm at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, RGB LAN is a public, 180 seat LAN party and charity video game tournament dedicated to the joy of good gaming and the power of gaming for good. The “RGB” in RGB LAN refers to the three primary colors, each one representing a team that is paired with a charity. The…
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