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Think Like a Digital Designer: Unplugged

May 19 - May 20
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky. This is a 2-day event. 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…

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Cybersecurity Basics: How to Manage Cyber Risks

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Girls Computing League. 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…

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You Can Code!

May 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Cognizant Technology Solutions. 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 using real language with CodinGame, a free online program that allows coders at…

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Introduction to JavaScript

May 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Green Level High School. JavaScript is what makes the web move. JavaScript is used to make apps, interactive websites, responsive animations, web games... pretty much whatever you can think up. In this course, you will learn the basic concepts of JavaScript, learn to talk directly to your website, and create your own JavaScript program.

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You Can Be a Photographer: Photography for Marketing

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Accenture Interactive. In this workshop, students will learn how to put a sunset and a starry night sky into the background of their photographs, as well as some other fun features and effects using free computer software (PIXLR) and a smartphone app called PhotoLayers. They will discover the impact made by editing photos and how the techniques are used in marketing and…

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Make a Website Using WordPress

May 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky. This is a 2-day event. 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. We will also customize their website using the theme, menu and widget features in WordPress. Schedule: 5/25/2022 from 4:00 PM to…

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What is Blockchain and How Does it Work?

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Blockchain technology can be a game-changer in many fields from crypto currency to digital health records. You probably heard the term, but what is it? In this class the girls will learn about the concept and put it into action by being part of a blockchain.

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Create and Play Video Games Using Scratch

May 31 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by EY Philadelphia’s Consulting Women’s Network. Do you like to play video games? Do you wonder how they are made? Would you like to make your own? Come learn how to do this using the block-based Scratch visual programming system. You’ll learn what coding is all about, have fun exercising your imagination about how your game should work, and gain skills by writing…

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Internet Safety: How to Stay Safe Online

June 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Comcast. You’ve been online a lot! Do you know the ins and outs of staying safe? Let’s go over some of the rules and some ideas to help you. Learn how to be a good digital citizen as well as a cautious one on various forms of social media. Learn how to recognize and respond to cyberbullying, phishing, and suspicious behavior, as…

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Introduction to VR

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. 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 (www.cospaces.io) 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.

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

June 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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…

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Our Unique Code: Digital Fashion

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - June 30 @ 7:00 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by A Uniquely Experience. This event has multiple days. A Uniquely Experience Inc was created to provide students of all ages the ability to access and receive high-quality learning from the safety and comfort of their homes. The theme of This workshop is "Think Like A Digital Designer". Students will learn how researchers, designers, and developers use design thinking to create digital experiences…

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You Can Be a Photographer: Photography for Marketing

June 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Pure Storage. Have you ever wanted to make awesome edits to your photos? In this workshop, students will learn how to put a sunset and a starry night sky into the background of their photographs, as well as some other fun features and effects using free computer software (PIXLR) and a smartphone app called PhotoLayers. They will discover the impact made by…

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Create and Play Video Games Using Scratch

June 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Cognizant. Do you like to play video games? Do you wonder how they are made? Would you like to make your own? Come learn how to do this using the block-based Scratch visual programming system. You’ll learn what coding is all about, have fun exercising your imagination about how your game should work, and gain skills by writing code to make it…

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Python Programming

June 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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…

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Web Concepts

June 11 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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. Familiarity with terms and concepts is helpful.

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SQL: Explore & Command Databases

June 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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 learn about databases, its structure and what…

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Solving​ ​Genetic​ ​Mysteries​

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Did you know that there is a worldwide database of genetic information that is free for anyone to use? In this workshop students will learn about the free technologies available to examine genes and visualize a family tree! They will learn how to use online tools to create a family tree (Progeny), learn how to search a set of medical symptoms to find the genetic…

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Mapping for Humanity: Using Digital Mapping to Better the World

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Oak Park Public Library. In this workshop, students will learn how satellite images, collected by various agencies around the world, can be used to help global humanity. Platforms like OpenStreetMap and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Tasking Manager offer an opportunity for volunteers, (such as the participants at TechGirlz) who are not necessarily experts in coding or interpreting this information, to contribute to…

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Augmented Reality

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Augmented reality is a fast growing field allowing digital objects to appear in the physical world. Learn about how Augmented Reality (AR) works, add your very own virtual items to your world using CoSpaces (www.cospaces.io) and the Merge Cube. To experience AR a smart phone or tablet that can run the CoSpaces App is required.

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Animation & Graphics with Python

June 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by TechGirlz. Do you like to use your creativity to design problems and solutions using codes to represent ideas? Then you have a future in Computer Science! In this workshop, students will learn how to create computer graphics and animated figures/objects using Python. *We recommend that your child has taken one other coding workshop (of any coding language) prior to this or done…

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Dancing with AI Mini Camp

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Machine learning and artificial intelligence allow us to design interactive, movement-focused systems using a camera that were impossible just a few years back. In this mini-camp the girls will learn the basics of machine learning and create there own interactive program. They will learn how to use Google's Teachable machine and PoseBlocks, a version of the popular Scratch with machine learning…

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3D Printing: Slicing & Design Using CAD

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drexel University Innovation Studio, 3101 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Event run by Society of Women Engineers. Customize a 3D design and watch your creation print out in plastic! Three Dimensional printing is a new phenomenon in the tech world, and it is an amazing way to bridge the software and physical worlds. Students will learn about 3D printing principles, download designs onto 3D printing software, print their chosen objects, and then freely create their own objects in a Open Source 3D printing program for future printing.

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Python Programming

June 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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…

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Cybersecurity Basics: How to Manage Cyber Risks

July 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hagley Museum, 298 Buck Road
Wilmington, DE 19808 United States

Event run by Girls Computing League. 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…

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Python Programming

July 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Slalom. 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…

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You Can Code!

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Productive Edge, 1 E Wacker Drive Suite 3200
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

Event run by Productive Edge. 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 using real language with CodinGame, a free online program that allows coders at any stage to improve their coding skills by solving the World's most challenging problems, learn new…

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Make a Website with HTML/CSS

July 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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…

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Our Unique Code: Designing Mobile Apps

July 12
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by A Uniquely Experience. This event has multiple days. A Uniquely Experience Inc was created to provide students of all ages the ability to access and receive high-quality learning from the safety and comfort of their homes. 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…

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Podcasting

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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…

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Python Programming

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by techaWare. 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…

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You Can Code

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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 using real language with CodinGame, a free online program that allows coders at any stage to improve their coding…

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Animations & Graphics with Python

July 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Do you like to use your creativity to design problems and solutions using codes to represent ideas? Then you have a future in Computer Science! In this workshop, students will learn how to create computer graphics and animated figures/objects using Python in Calico. We recommend that before attending this workshop the registrant has taken one of the following: Python Programming, Intro to JavaScript, or Make…

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Harper College Camp

Electronics and Engineering Camp

July 25 - July 29
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, 1345 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437 United States
$250

Event run by Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School. Students must be entering grades 6-8 as of September 2022. Camp Inspire is designed to expose girls to a STEAM field while also building confidence. Powered by TechGirlz, girls will explore either engineering, entrepreneurship, creative robotics, or art & animation during the first half of their day. During the afternoon, students will participate in multicultural conversations about the power of being a girl by exploring and affirming various aspects of their identity.…

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Python Programming Camp

August 7 - August 10
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Oak Park Public Library. A four-day intro to Python programming camp which will cover basics, animations, and graphics. The basics of Python programming including simple data types (e.g., floats, integers, strings, and lists), comparisons, if -statements, and loops in Trinket.io. Schedule: 8/7 from 10:30 to 1:00 PM, EDT 8/8 from 10:30 to 1:00 PM, EDT 8/9 from 10:30 to 1:00 PM, EDT…

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