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Infographic: The Stats, 2017 Edition

December 12, 2017

This infographic highlights some questions we asked and analyzes the responses we received from our 3rd biannual survey. This is sent out to capture more information about the effect of our program. The survey reached out to 1000 girls who had taken a TechGirlz workshop over the last 7 years, consisting of middle schoolers and some of our alums! Although it is extremely important for us to look at the findings to see how the participants liked our TechShopz, we equally want to learn about their attitudes toward technology after they have attended our TechShopz. See these stats and more…

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TechGirlz 2017: Quotes from the Girls

November 15, 2017

Nobody can thank our volunteers and supporters quite like the girls themselves can! Watch our TechGirlz tell us about their favorite experiences and takeaways from attending TechShopz (as written on the girls' surveys), as well as seeing stats about how many workshops our volunteers led this year. A big thank you to everyone who supports us in inspiring the next generation of women in tech!

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TechGirlz National Outreach Manager, Amy Cliett, Stops by the Steve Cochran WGN Radio Show in Chicago

September 12, 2017

On June 21, 2017, the Steve Cochran WGN Radio Show in Chicago, talked to TechGirlz National Outreach Manager, Amy Cliett, about the TechGirlz mission, our break out into the city of Chicago, our varying TechShopz in a Box topics and more! A shout out was given to the industry leaders, teachers, moms/dads, and high school who help make our TechShopz possible, by volunteering their time to run a workshop, write curriculum, and beyond. While chatting about our vast TechShopz library, it was noted by one of the hosts that it is apparent “tech is so much more than coding” and…

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TechGirlz National Outreach Manager, Amy Cliett, Talks with Comcast NBCUniversal

July 18, 2017

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…

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A Look into the Future for Our TechGirlz Summer Camp Attendees

June 27, 2017

This year’s TechGirlz Summer Camp is right around the corner! In four years prior (2013-2016) we surveyed the 108 summer camp attendees (girls ages 12 to 15). We asked them what they wanted to be when they grew up, took their responses and grouped them into the top 10 responses. As you see on the graph, a good number of students are interested in technology! We, at TechGirlz, are glad we can help middle school girls explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers through our Summer Camp and free Techshopz offered nationally! Want to help us inspire…

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