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May 2022

Make a Website Using WordPress

May 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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
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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
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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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June 2022

Internet Safety: How to Stay Safe Online

June 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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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
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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
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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

Four black girls gather around an empty piece of poster board, holding markers

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - June 30 @ 7:00 pm
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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

Girl uses photoshop on her laptop

June 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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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
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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

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June 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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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

After using the whiteboard walls, a girl shows off her web concepts work

June 11 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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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
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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​

Genetic chromosomes for male and female

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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

Two TechGirlz discuss ideas together at a workshop

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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

Girl uses her laptop that has a TechGirlz sticker on it

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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

Computer Graphics and career opportunities slide

June 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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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
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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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Python Programming

Graphic explaining why Python is so in demand

June 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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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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July 2022

Python Programming

An instructor leans over a black girl's shoulder, pointing something out to her on her laptop

July 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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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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Make a Website with HTML/CSS

Teen girl shows us the screen of her laptop computer during a TechShop

July 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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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

Creating an app wireframe on an iPad and with pencil and paper

July 12
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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

Girl creating a podcast at a TechShop

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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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Create and Play Video Games Using Scratch

July 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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 work.

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

Teen girl shows us the screen of her laptop computer during a TechShop

July 14 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Cognizant. 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…

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Python Programming

Lilia stands at the front of the class, teaching a Python TechShop

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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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

A girl uses a desktop computer in the Intro to Encryption workshop

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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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

Two girls look at a computer screen together

July 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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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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Introduction to JavaScript

July 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Cognizant. 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 Code!

Two girls look at the Scratch program on a shared computer

July 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Cognizant. 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…

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Python Programming Mini Camp

Two girls work together at a computer on their kitchen table

July 25 - July 27
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All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Python is one of the fastest growing programming language and is especially popular in many areas of science. In this camp, students will learn the basics of Python, get to know the cool Jupyter Notebooks, and venture into working with data. Students will also get to know some of the fun algorithms and code them in Python. Schedule: 7/25 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM, EDT…

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August 2022

Python Programming Camp

Two teen girls share a computer and work together

August 7 - August 10
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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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