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Make an Animated Bracelet with Micro:bit

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fidelity Imperial Center, Danbury Hall, 5411 Page Road
Durham, NC 27703 United States

In 2017, every 7th grader in the UK was given a tiny programmable computer to help them learn coding. So what is this small, affordable technology called? A micro:bit! In this workshop, students will use the micro:bit's drag and drop interface, MakeCode, to learn how to code the device. Students will walk through the various features of a micro:bit and learn how the code they create can activate animation, temperature sensing, radio buttons and motion sensors. Students will also design…

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Exercise with the MicroBit

February 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

This event is designed for 5th to 8th grade girls with no or very little prior programming experience. Did you know the MicroBit has a sensor that can tell acceleration and orientation? Learn how to program the MicroBit to sense movement and create a webpage to show the result. Imagine how Doctor could monitor progress during physical therapy or you can keep track of your workouts.

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Make an Animated Bracelet with Micro:bit

February 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Onyx Point, 7050 Hi Tech Drive, Ste 102
Hanover, MD 21076 United States

Event run by Onyx Point In 2017, every 7th grader in the UK was given a tiny programmable computer to help them learn coding. So what is this small, affordable technology called? A micro:bit! In this workshop, students will use the micro:bit?s drag and drop interface, MakeCode, to learn how to code the device. Students will walk through the various features of a micro:bit and learn how the code they create can activate animation, temperature sensing, radio buttons and motion…

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Python Programming

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Newtown Public Library, 201 Bishop Hollow Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073 United States

Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts. Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. Students will also explore comparisons, if-statements, and loops. Finally, students will use what they learned to create their…

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Mapping for Humanity: Using Digital Mapping to Better the World

February 29 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Windsor Park Lutheran Church, 2619 East 76th Street
Chicago, IL 60649 United States

Event run by Windsor Park Evangelical Lutheran Church. Maps help us understand the visual picture of the world. But has the entire world been mapped? Satellites capture images of the earth and scientists are researching the best ways to convert these images into meaningful information. One of the most direct ways to recognize ‘features’ from a satellite image is with the human eye. In this workshop, students will learn how satellite images, collected by various agencies around the world, can…

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Think Like a Digital Designer: Unplugged

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Optum, 4242 Six Forks Rd., 14th Floor
Raleigh, NC 27609 United States

Event run by Optum Students will learn how researchers, designers and developers use design thinking to create digital experiences like the ones in their favorite apps! Guided, unplugged activities will show students how to put themselves in the mind of users that may not be the same as them and brainstorm ideas for improving the user experience of real apps

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Make a Website Using WordPress

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cognizant Technology Solutions – Bridgewater Township, 200 Somerset Corporate Bvd, #8001
Bridgewater Township, NJ 08807 United States

Ever think about starting your own business someday or possibly creating your own blog? Learning WordPress now will help get you ready to share with the world! In this workshop, students will create their own website using WordPress. They will learn how to set up a WordPress.com website and add their own content via web pages and posts. Students will also customize their website using the theme, menu, and widget features in WordPress, all without coding! Women's Day Theme: In…

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

March 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
FreeGeek Chicago BSMT, 3411 W. Diversey Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647 United States

Did you ever wonder how websites are made? Have you ever wanted to make your own website? Making a website is easier than you may think! In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use them to make their own website. Download either Sublime Text or Visual Studio Code. Both are free.

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Lights, Camera, Action: Storytelling and Video Production

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greater Olney Library, 5501 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19120 United States

Event run by Greater Olney Library. Video is a powerful way to communicate stories through individual videos or a series of video shorts that can be used in many ways such as news stories, teach a skill, crowdfunding videos, calling people to action on an important issue, serving as a public service announcement, or simply to tell a story. Storytelling is the basis of this impactful media. In this workshop, students will learn how to construct stories and learn techniques…

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Intro to Arduino Programming

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
First African Baptist Church Annex – Neighbor to Neighbor, 814 Clifton Ave.
Sharon Hill, PA 19079 United States

Event run by Neighbor to Neighbor CDC. Low-cost microcontrollers, such as the Arduino ($8-$25), have revolutionized the way we connect the real and virtual worlds. The credit-card sized Arduino board can be used in robotics to control sensors or create wearable technology. In this workshop, students will get hands-on with the Arduino microcontroller to program robots. No coding experience is required.

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Intro to Arduino Programming

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Moorestown Friends School, 110 E. Main St.
Moorestown, NJ 08057 United States

Low-cost microcontrollers, such as the Arduino ($8-$25), have revolutionized the way we connect the real and virtual worlds. The credit-card sized Arduino board can be used in robotics, to control sensors, or to create wearable technology. In this workshop, students will get hands-on with their own Arduino to create projects using sensors and light displays. No coding experience is required.

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Designing Mobile Apps

March 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mavely, 1500 W. Carroll
Chicago, IL 60607 United States

Event run by Mavely The Mavely App team will be there to guide the young innovators, based on our experience. Mavely is the fastest growing social shopping platform that puts money back into the pockets of the everyday American women. Students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class. This session will provide you with specific tools, techniques and workflows to help…

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Using the MicroBit for Biometrics

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

This event is designed for 5th to 8th grade girls with no or very little prior programming experience. Biometrics are used all around us, but how do they work? Learn about circuits and biometric sensors. We will be using the MicroBit as our brain to measure signals and even hook up a heart beat monitor and measure our pulse. No experience with electronics needed.

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Animation & Graphics with Python

March 14 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
ACLAMO Family Centers, 512 West Marshall St.
Norristown, PA 19401 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Computer graphics can be used in video games, movie making, maps, digital art and so much more. In this workshop, students will learn fundamental concepts of computer graphics and animation through fun Python programming activities. These activities include drawing simple shapes and positioning them on the display, grouping shapes, and using loops and conditions to animate them.

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Artificial Intelligence: How Computers Learn

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Temple University, 1925 N. 12th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122 United States

Have you ever wondered how Alexa or Siri recognizes your voice, or how Facebook is able to automatically recognize your friends in pictures? The answer is Artificial Intelligence (AI), or also known as Machine Learning! In this workshop students will learn about how machine learning techniques such as how artificial neural networks learn from data to answer real world questions.

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Cybersecurity Basics: How to Manage Cyber Risks

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Microsoft Store – King of Prussia Mall, 160 N Gulph Rd.
King of Prussia, PA 19406 United States

Take cybersecurity into your own hands! We all rely on electronic information. But what would happen if it was stolen, corrupted, or unavailable? In this workshop, students will learn about why cybersecurity is important and the practices and tools that can help people and organizations protect their critical information. We will conduct exercises to examine some of the technology that is used to help protect computer systems and networks. Students will participate in online simulations showing how experts evaluate and…

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Make an Animated Bracelet with Micro:bit

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Medtronic Colorado, 6125 Gunbarrel Ave.
Boulder, CO 80301 United States

Event run by Medtronic. Saint Vrain Valley School District is closed this day. In 2017, every 7th grader in the UK was given a tiny programmable computer to help them learn coding. So what is this small, affordable technology called? A micro:bit! In this workshop, students will use the micro:bit’s drag and drop interface, MakeCode, to learn how to code the device. Students will walk through the various features of a micro:bit and learn how the code they create can…

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Podcasting

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Evolve IP, 989 Old Eagle School Rd.
Wayne, PA 19087 United States

Event run by techaWare. Podcasting is a powerful way to communicate stories, news reports, and information. In order to create an effective podcast, students need to learn how to make their stories engaging and use sound to put their listeners into the aural environment of their story. They can accomplish this through music, sound effects or sounds gathered from the environment of their story. This workshop plan familiarizes students with GarageBand software followed by creating a simple, personal podcast recording.

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Computer Programming with C++

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Glenside Library, 215 S Keswick Ave
Glenside, PA 19038 United States

Have you ever wanted to know how people create games, utilities, and apps? Well, it all begins with programming. In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to write your very own program using a language called C++! C++ is a great first language to learn because so many other languages are based off of it. After learning C++, you will have a basis of knowledge to let you quickly learn languages like Java (used to make Minecraft),…

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You Can Code

March 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian Trails Public Library – Training Lab, 355 Schoenbeck Rd.
Wheeling, IL 600090 United States

Are you just beginning to code or want to start but are afraid it will be too challenging? Well, we encourage you to get out there and dive right in because ‘YOU Can Code!” In this workshop, students will use Blockly, a drag and drop language to interface with the memory of the computer. We will be trying a number of puzzles, mazes and games to explore sequential events, selection and repetition. Students will also begin to learn to code…

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

March 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Enova International, 175 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604 United States

Event run by Enova International. Did you ever wonder how websites are made? Have you ever wanted to make your own website? Making a website is easier than you may think! In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use them to make their own website. Please download Sublime Text 2 prior to the workshop.

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Python Programming

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kramden Institute, 4915 Prospectus Drive, Suite J
Durham, NC 27713 United States

Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts. Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. Students will also explore comparisons, if-statements, and loops. Finally, students will use what they learned to create their…

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Robotics Programming with Lego Mindstorms

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, 1345 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437 United States

Event run by Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School. Do you like bossing people around? Imagine telling someone/something what to do and they follow your command! Sometimes you need to take the time to show someone what to do in order for them to be able to successfully complete the task. In this workshop, students will use pre-made LEGO Mindstorm robots to learn basic programming techniques. Students will be able to instruct their robot to complete specific tasks (turning and following…

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Introduction to VR

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

This event is designed for 5th to 8th grade girls with no or very little prior programming experience. Virtual Reality or the ability to step inside another world. Learn about how Virtual Reality (VR) works, create your very own virtual world using CoSpaces and build your very own Google Cardboard headset. This class combines creativity in creating a 3D virtual world with coding to make it come alive. Having an iPhone or Android phone is very helpful in exploring VR,…

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SQL: Explore & Command Databases

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
CompTIA, 3500 Lacey Rd., #100
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States

Event run by CompTIA Did you know that most of the world's data is stored in something called a database? This includes your school grades, Yelp's list of local pizza shops and music downloads on your computer. Databases contain tons of information. Finding the exact information you need can be like finding a needle in a haystack. In this workshop, students will see what a large database looks like, how it is structured, and more importantly, how you can get…

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TechGirlz Arduino

Intro to Arduino Programming

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, 1345 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437 United States

Event run by Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School. This workshop will use Hummingbird Robotic Kits and build a self-driving car that "sees" obstacles and makes decisions. You'll create a driver to drive your decorated car, so bring your markers, creativity, and determination. No coding experience is required.

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You Can Code!

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rauch Business Center, 621 Taylor Street, Room 70
Bethlehem, PA 18015 United States

This event is hosted on campus at Lehigh University by the Society of Women Engineers Club. The event is FREE and is a great chance for 5th-7th grade girls to learn how to code! Are you just beginning to code or want to start but are afraid it will be too challenging? Well, we encourage you to get out there and dive right in because ‘YOU Can Code!” In this workshop, students will use Blockly, a drag and drop language…

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Think Like a Digital Designer: Unplugged

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
EY Intuitive, 4236 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127 United States

In this workshop, students will learn how researchers, designers, and developers use design thinking to create digital experiences like the ones in their favorite apps! Guided, unplugged activities will show students how to put themselves in the mind of users that may not be the same as them and brainstorm ideas for improving the user experience of real apps.

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Python Programming

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Peak to Peak Charter School, 800 Merlin Dr.
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States

Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts. Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. Students will also explore comparisons, if-statements, and loops. Finally, students will use what they learned to create their…

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Designing Mobile Apps

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Camden Dream Center, 1000 Atlantic Avenue
Camden, NJ 08104 United States

Event run by Camden Dream Center and Comcast TechWomen NJ. Students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class. This session will provide you with specific tools, techniques and workflows to help you kick-off your mobile app idea the right way. Join us to learn the latest strategies in brainstorming and develop your abilities to outline a project concept and present it…

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Python Programming

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Ludington Library, 5 S Bryn Mawr Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 United States

Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts. Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. Students will also explore comparisons, if-statements, and loops. Finally, students will use what they learned to create their…

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Designing Mobile Apps

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Radnor Memorial Library, 114 W. Wayne Ave.
Wayne, PA 19087 United States

Event run by Radnor Memorial Library. Students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class. This session will provide you with specific tools, techniques and workflows to help you kick-off your mobile app idea the right way. Join us to learn the latest strategies in brainstorming and develop your abilities to outline a project concept and present it for feedback to help…

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Girls In Tech Summit

April 25 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Science History Museum, 315 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

The Girls In Tech Summit Is A Celebration Of TechGirlz’s 10th Anniversary With Talks On Technology Given By Girls, For Girls. Attendees will be middle and high school girls with an interest in tech and entrepreneurship in technology. They want to hear from other TechGirlz on topics that will help them grow their skills, expand their knowledge, and inspire their future careers. Our speakers will be exclusively middle and high school girls sharing what they have learned and built in…

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Web Concepts

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brad’s Deals, 640 N Lasalle Dr., Suite 460
Chicago, IL 60654 United States

Event run by Brad's Deals. This workshop is a brief introduction to how websites work, how they are built, and how to become a person who builds websites. It is a discussion with interactive activities but nothing is created and no technical materials are required.

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You Can Code!

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CCSI – Contemporary Computer Services Inc, Solution Center, 200 Knickerbocker Ave.
Bohemia, NY 11716 United States

Event run by CCSI - Contemporary Computer Services Inc. Are you just beginning to code or want to start but are afraid it will be too challenging? Well, we encourage you to get out there and dive right in because ‘YOU Can Code!” In this workshop, students will use Blockly, a drag and drop language to interface with the memory of the computer. We will be trying a number of puzzles, mazes and games to explore sequential events, selection and…

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Computer Programming with C++

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Camden Dream Center, 1000 Atlantic Avenue
Camden, NJ 08104 United States

Event run by Camden Dream Center and Comcast TechWomen NJ. Have you ever wanted to know how people create games, utilities, and apps? Well, it all begins with programming. In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to write your very own program using a language called C++! This is a great first language to learn because so many other languages are based off of it. After learning C++, you will have a basis of knowledge to let…

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