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.
10,000+ 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
Written by volunteer writer Alison Perch Spreading TechGirlz’ mission wouldn’t be possible without the help of dedicated volunteers. As Outreach Representative, Sam Rossman plays a key role in promoting TechShopz and other opportunities to support the organization. Sam’s mother, Tracey Welson-Rossman -- founder and CEO of TechGirlz -- inspired him to get involved. “Her tireless dedication to the organization is what keeps me interested in what the technology industry has to offer,” Sam explains. Sam works in the film industry, both on his own projects and larger scale productions. He started out by making videos for TechGirlz and was later…
Diana Jones, Associate Director for the Dornsife Office for Experiential Learning at Drexel Lebow, wrote an article about the second TechGirlz TechShop recently held at the University. The recap shares what the middle school girls were able to gain from the Python Programming workshop and the excitement felt by the instructors teaching. The full article was originally published August 28, 2018 in the News section of the Drexel University LeBow College of Business website. From preparing a meal to opening the mail, most daily activities involve step-by-step processes that become habitual or repetitive. When paired with technology, those tasks can…
STEM-ed organizations join forces to engage at every age and across the country September 15, 2018 (Denver) - TechGirlz, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering girls to be future technology leaders, has announced a new partnership with ChickTech, a nonprofit advancing the role of women in tech through events, mentorship, networking and training. Kicking off in October, the partnership will offer defined program pathways to engage and retain girls and young women in technology. The cycle begins with TechGirlz offering workshops, events, and summer camps for middle school girls and ChickTech expanding their middle school offerings using TechGirlz curriculum. As…