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Drexel and TechGirlz Team to Connect Middle School Girls with Technology

April 20, 2018

Drexel announces its partnership with TechGirlz! Read their announcement to find out how the university and non-profit plan to work together to continue to inspire the next generation of women in tech. The full article was originally published April 11, 2018 on the Drexel Now website under Business & Entrepreneurship. Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business and TechGirlz announced a wide-ranging partnership designed to expand the number of middle school girls receiving technology instruction. This collaboration is part of the recently announced TechGirlz 20k for 2020 campaign, in which the organization seeks to set 20,000 girls on The Path to…

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TechGirlz, Drexel biz school partner to connect more girls to STEM careers

April 19, 2018

Roberto Torres, Lead Philly Reporter for Technical.ly Philly, announced the new partnership between Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business and TechGirlz. The article shares how the non-profit and university will work together, such as Drexel staff working with TechGirlz to deploy workshops and summer camps! The full article was originally published April 11, 2018 on Technical.ly Philly. If high school is where STEM interest among female students drops off, then early exposure to college — coupled with STEM skill-building — could help level the scales for the generations ahead. That’s the bet a new partnership between nonprofit TechGirlz and Drexel…

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TechGirlz Alum Shares Her Experience Writing New Curriculum and Running a TechShop

April 17, 2018

Written by TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board member and volunteer Katia Barricklow I’ve always been a proponent of STEAM – STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with “A” for arts. Like me, many people believe the arts can be a key component to success in business and science because they teach creativity and critical thinking skills. It’s also a great way to attract more young people, particularly girls, to STEM fields. Through my involvement as a member of the TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board, I recently created and taught a STEAM TechShop for middle-school aged girls. My TechShop was titled “You Can…

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TechGirlz Sets STEM Outreach Goal: 20K by 2020

April 13, 2018

Dian Schaffhauser, senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal and Campus Technology, gives some insight into the 20k by 2020 TechGirlz goal. She gives you a look into how far TechGirlz has come in the past 8 years and how much further we are willing to go to close the gender gap in the field of tech! The full article was originally published March 15, 2018 on the STEAM Universe website. Podcasting. Designing mobile apps. Using digital mapping. Creating animation with Python. Encrypting messages. Arduino programming. These are a few of the free workshop plans made available…

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TechGirlz Honored as Best E-Skills Solution at Information Age’s Women in IT Awards

April 12, 2018

Global diversity awards honor Tracey Welson-Rossman at inaugural US event. April 6, 2018 (Philadelphia) — On March 22, Tracey Welson-Rossman, the founder of TechGirlz and CMO of Chariot Solutions, was honored at Information Age’s first Women in IT Awards USA. TechGirlz, a nonprofit organization inspiring middle school girls to pursue diverse technology careers, was announced as the “E-Skills Initiative of the Year” during a reception at Gotham Hall in New York. This award highlights initiatives that encourage and help women and girls to improve their digital skills and start or resume a career in the technology sector. TechGirlz was selected…

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