As Women’s History Month approaches, introduce a girl in your life to programming
February 25, 2014 by: Kendall
As Women’s History Month approaches this March, be proactive and introduce a girl in your life to Computer Programming. Code.org reports that while over 50% of the U.S. population is female, women make up fewer than 14% of Computer Science undergrads. Many girls are missing out on future STEM careers and big opportunities to innovate and create change.
What is going on? How do we change the game?
Learning to code is a lot like learning to read, write, or do math. With guidance and practice, everybody can do it, and the tutorials at code.org are a great place to start–they’re fun and effective for girls of all ages.
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