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
Haley Weiss, an intern and writer for Philadelphia Magazine, writes about TechGirlz 2017 Arduino Summer Camp. This year, the camp used a new computer science and programming curriculum to instruct the middle school girls! The article highlights last week's camp, discusses the importance to have programs like this available to young girls, and includes some video clips/student insights about the fun-filled week. The full article was originally published on the PhillyMag website in the BizPhilly section. TechGirlz wrapped up its annual summer camp on Friday, after an intense week of learning with a brand new tech curriculum this year. Nearly…
Comcast NBCUniversal celebrated Women’s History Month with a live employee broadcast called the Employee Enrichment Series. TechGirlz National Outreach Manager, Amy Cliett, was one of the women chosen to be interviewed in March. During the broadcast, Amy talked about her experience volunteering and working for TechGirlz, how we know TechGirlz is a successful program, and what our TechShopz in a Box entail. She goes on to talk about how others can get involved with TechGirlz and become volunteer instructors or how parents can sign their daughters up for upcoming workshops! What are you waiting for? Sign up for our newsletter…
High school junior Pranshu Suri partnered with the nonprofit to reach middle school girls July 11, 2017 (PHILADELPHIA) - While many students are hanging out by the pool, Pranshu Suri spent her summer vacation organizing and executing “CodeIT,” a free technology camp for middle school girls from Title 1 schools in the Philadelphia School District. The camp was designed in partnership with TechGirlz, an organization of which Suri is an alumna. The junior from The Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania funded the camp through a grant from the National Center for Women and Information Technology’s AspireIT outreach program. NCWIT…