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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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Checking in with a TechGirlz Alum: THE END OF A GREAT SUMMER OF WORK

October 11, 2018

It is bittersweet to see our TechGirlz age out of the program, but we love to watch them move on to bigger and better things. We couldn't be more proud of TechGirlz alum, Angel Bird as she tackles her first college internship. Check out the recap written by C.C. Chapman, a freelance writer, photographer, marketing consultant, advocate/volunteer and teacher that spent hours teaching, mentoring and managing the Wheaton Innovates (WiN) Team of students. For some of the students, this was their first work experience. Many of them were working with technology and on projects that they had never thought of…

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LeBow and TechGirlz Team to Teach Middle Schoolers Programming

September 18, 2018

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…

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TechGirlz and ChickTech Partner to Empower Women of All Ages

September 14, 2018

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…

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Tech on Tap Conversations: TechGirlz’s Alicia Park

September 12, 2018

While Alicia Park, TechGirlz National Outreach Manager, visited Raleigh in August she had the opportunity to be interviewed on WRAL’s Tech on Tap podcast. During this episode she dove into the challenges middle school girls face when thinking about their futures and how TechGirlz is working to help. Also, learn about all that the organization offers and how anyone can help us to reach more middle school girls in tech. The article and podcast were originally published August 29, 2018 on the Podcast section of WRAL TechWire. Recently, WRAL hosted a non-profit organization focused on getting middle school-aged women interested…

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