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TALKING IOT IN THE CLASSROOM WITH THE TechGirlz Powered organization, ORCSGIRLS, OF EAST TENNESSEE

November 13, 2018

Zoey Ren, author and marketing team member at Particle is an avid IOT learner and was excited to share how Dr. Thomas Proffen, the president and instructor at Oak Ridge Computer Science Girls of East Tennessee (ORCSGirls), taught the topic to middle school girls on September 22, 2018. Dr. Proffen bought 25 Particle Photon Maker Kits from the Makerspace Empowerment Program and created original content to teach the girls “how to build a web controlled LED — covering everything from building the hardware to coding the firmware and creating their own web page for remote LED control.” With the help…

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TechGirlz Named “2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits

November 6, 2018

Award based on Outstanding Online Reviews. November 5, 2018 (Philadelphia) — On October 23, TechGirlz was named a “2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. This is the second consecutive year TechGirlz has received this honor. TechGirlz provides free curriculum and technology workshops for middle school girls across the country. “We are honored to be named a 2018 and 2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit,” says Amy Cliett, National Director, TechGirlz. We are proud to have impacted 5,000 middle school girls this past year and 14,000 girls to date. The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is the…

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TechGirlz Discusses How To Help Inspire Middle School Girls to Explore Tech! on the National Girls Collaborative Project Webinar

November 1, 2018

Join Amy Cliett, National Director at TechGirlz, as she reviews TechGirlz and our TechShopz in a Box program. TechGirlz has created over 50 short, interactive tech workshops (TechShopz) which cover a wide variety of technology topics. These workshops are packaged in a virtual box, allowing anyone, anywhere to run a TechShop. Ms.Cliett will discuss how TechGirlz has worked with over 1000 volunteers around the country, empowering teachers, IT professionals, and college and high school students to teach over 14,000 middle school girls. Learn how you can inspire the girls in your community with this curricula. The slideshow shown in the…

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Miramar Runs Their First TechGirlz TechShop

October 23, 2018

October 6, 2018 (Camden, NJ) – It was a lovely fall morning as we made our way to HopeWorks to facilitate our first TechGirlz workshop. We were filled with both excitement and nervous energy not knowing what to expect or how the girls would receive the curriculum. As the clock ticked closer to start time and the room filled we knew that it would be an amazing event. The experience exceeded our expectations, as the girls were enthralled with the “You Can Be A Photographer: Photography For Marketing” TechShopz in a Box content. Throughout the morning, the girls were fully…

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The TechGirlz Annual Report: 2017-2018

October 16, 2018

TechGirlz 2017-18 officially ended on July 31st. We are excited to share with you our progress for this year. Numbers are part of the story we tell to show our forward momentum. Look for our girls sharing their stories about their role in technology during our 2018-2019 school year.   Watch Presentation Video View Presentation PDF

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