The tech industry is booming in the San Francisco Bay Area but women are still woefully underrepresented in tech jobs. But the future is looking bright! There are tons of organizations that have taken up this cause and are working to bring STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs just to girls. By getting girls of all ages excited about coding, technology and science in general, the hope is that will lead to careers in these areas. Read on to find out what girls-only programs are available in your area.
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Black Girls CODE
Black Girls CODE has set out to prove to the world that girls of every color have the skills to become the programmers of tomorrow. They introduce computer coding lessons to young girls from underrepresented communities in programming languages such as Scratch or Ruby on Rails. They host workshops and hackathons where girls get together to solve problems by building apps.
Location: all over the Bay Area
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