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
A Look Inside the Human Neural Network Activity from Our ‘Artificial Intelligence: How Computers Learn’ TechShop
July 24, 2018
Enjoy a special look at the Oak Ridge Computer Science Girls working as a human neural network, during a TechGirlz powered workshop at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The human Neural Network activity is an exciting interactive and unplugged portion of the TechShopz in a Box™ topic “Artificial Intelligence: How Computers Learn.” Be sure to check out the workshop plan and read all about the group of volunteers who created it! Run this workshop powered by TechGirlz in your own community!
TechGirlz Talk: Bashira, 14, explains how TechGirlz changed her perception of herself and tech
July 12, 2018
Less than 25% of technology workers are women. TechGirlz started 7 years ago to change that statistic. We inspire middle school girls to explore technology with our TechShopz workshops. Almost 10,000 middle school girls have been to at least one TechShop. 75% of attendees say they have changed their mind about a career in tech. Listen to one of our alum, Bashira, age 14, talk about how TechGirlz has changed her perception of herself and technology. This is a speech she gave at a recent gathering of STEM teachers.
Knoxville Summer Camp Teaches Girls Power in Coding
June 29, 2018
Danielle Katz, a multiplatform producer for WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee, shares information about how local girls are using their summer to learn new technology skills at Green Magnet Community School. The segment features one of the two activities the girls participated in as a part of the TechGirlz powered summer camp organized by Girls Inc. On Wednesday, students experienced an extended robots TechShop using Edison and Friday took part in the Introduction to VR TechShop. The full article was originally published June 22, 2018 on WBIR-TV Local 10 News. These girls are not slowing down for the summer. A group…
NBC 10 Features TechGirlz on Today’s Inspiring Woman: A Women’s History Month Special
March 28, 2018
We are honored to be included in the NBC 10 Today's Inspiring Woman: A Women's History Month Special highlighting six women in the Philadelphia area who are making a difference, as well as commemorating women that have inspired us throughout history. Our story was shot during the TechGirlz 10,000 Girlz Celebration and we are so happy to not only see our founder, Tracey Welson-Rossman, featured but our girls as well! They save the best for last, as the TechGirlz segment can be found around minute 19:20.