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“I would really encourage people in general, and women specifically, to apply for a role they’re interested in even if they feel like there’s only a piece of that role they can perform. Be honest about your gaps and you may be pleasantly surprised.” todayuknews.com/entrepreneurs/…
Thank you so much @the_3dprintist for taking over our IG on Wednesday. Karina has helped create cool projects like 3D printing PPE for medical professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. #ThisIsWhatAnEngineerLooksLike Check out the takeover here: instagram.com/stories/highli…
“I hope that my efforts can help encourage girls and children in general, to get involved in the STEM field.” This beauty pageant contestant created an online series called “STEM Sundays With Emily.” localsyr.com/bridge-street/…
This engineer created a meditation app that focuses specifically on female-focused meditation and mental health taboos that women face. sg.news.yahoo.com/ve
At the start of his game design class, only one out of 200 students was a girl. Now girls comprise about 40% of his classroom of 1300. fastcompany.com/90666530/fortn…
“I would like to be remembered as someone who was not afraid to do what she wanted to do, and as someone who took risks along the way in order to achieve her goals.”- Sally Ride, the first American woman in space
Thanks to their support, we’re also able to help give our students the resources to change the face of tech. Sign up for the chance to talk to these companies (and many more!) at our free GWC Hiring Summit here: hopin.com/events/girls-w…
At our Hiring Summit in September, we’ll connect college students and recent grads directly with leading companies in the tech industry, including @AmericanExpress , Aristocrat, @Accenture, @KPMG , & @RaytheonTech.
We can’t stop watching this @WIRED video of computer scientist and @hiddendoorco cofounder Hilary Mason explaining machine learning in five levels of increasing complexity 🤯.#GirlsInSTEMMwired.com/video/watch/5-…n
Here’s just one piece of advice that women in tech would share with their younger selves: Seek mentorship and be your authentic self finance.yahoo.com/news/career-ad…
Shark science may be a male-dominated field, but these women scientists are changing that. They’re teaching thousands of students about the critical role sharks play in the marine ecosystem. �pbs.org/wgbh/nova/arti…K
There is only one female CEO of a top-10 beauty company: @ProcterGamble’s Alex Keith. Here’s how she went from chemical engineer to CEO of P&G Beauty. nbcnews.com/know-your-valu…
Toxic bro culture is plaguing the tech industry. Here’s how we fix it. smartcompany.com.au/opinion/women-…
This scientist went the extra mile to help a female researcher in her hometown. 🏃🏽‍♀️💨 She did a fund-raising fun-run to help a female scientist publish her researcforbes.com/sites/andrewwi…fOo
These #WomenInSTEM have a passion for pups. Meet four female pet health pioneers. 🐶goodhousekeeping.com/life/career/a3…k
We look forward to working with @KKR_Co as a recipient of the #KKRGrants program, part of the firm’s COVID-19 relief effort focused on supporting nonprofit organizations.
"I learned to always take on things I'd never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist." - @GinniRometty, the first women to head @IBM
Want to join our sisterhood? Start a virtual or in-person GWC club for 3-12th graders in your community today. No prior coding experience required, and it’s FREE! girlswhocode.com/get-involved/s…
It’s back-to-school time, which means it’s also back-to-club time! Follow along this month as we feature some of the amazing projects created by our clubs across the country.
We couldn’t have put what being in a Girls Who Code club is like better than these girls from the Mat-Su Borough School District in Alaska!
"They want to continue to be educated. They want to continue to be the future of Afghanistan." washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/…
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While some students are ready to go back to school, digital learning has helped others with social anxiety and fears of bullying. cnn.com/2021/08/15/us/…
We’re thinking about these girls — and all Afghani girls pursuing education. At Girls Who Code, we believe girls everywhere deserve access to education no matter who they are or where they’re from. gizmodo.com/afghanistans-a…
This story truly breaks our hearts. Racial bias is a huge problem in AI and that’s one of the many reasons it’s vital to have diverse voices represented in tech. A necessary read from @tsimonite at @WIRED wired.trib.al/BDQz91c
Music AND computer science?! @jennywnuo’s EP combines the best of both worlds. 💻 �#GirlsInSTEAMAdailybruin.com/2021/08/12/jen…yW
"We have to take some bold stances for the protection of women and girls, for the protection of minority groups, and for peace and stability in the region." —@Malala businessinsider.com/nobel-peace-la…
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We believe that there’s room in the STEM field for everyone — especially women, people of color, and nonbinary students. We need tech leaders to create an inclusive culture where marginalized communities feel supported and can thrive. scientificamerican.com/article/scienc…
That’s a wrap on the 2021 Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program. We are proud to be a part of this continued partnership with @GirlsWhoCode that gives girls the tools to thrive in STEM all summer long and for their future. #SummerImmersionProgram
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This year, girls outperformed boys in physics, chemistry and biology. It’s not that girls aren’t capable of thriving in STEM — they need an inclusive tech culture that supports them. It’s not a pipeline problem; it’s a culture problem. schoolsweek.co.uk/girls-in-stem-…
This @Verizon exec wants to make the tech and digital space more inclusive for people of color. afrotech.com/verizon-exec-d…
For our girls, summer means it's time for coding and sisterhood ✨ Thanks to the continued support of our partners like @RaytheonTech, that sisterhood keeps growing and growing. Thanks for supporting our students and making our Summer Immersion Program possible! #PartnerOfTheDay
At only 11 years old, this @timeforkids’s “Kid of the year” semi-finalist has created apps about racial inequality and mental health. northjersey.com/story/news/ess…
“To me, sisterhood is sticking with one another through thick and thin. It’s about celebrating together, laughing together, healing together, taking action together. Sisterhood is encouraging one another to be brave, not perfect.” —  @reshmasaujani
This is what an engineer looks like. 👏 GWC alumna@the_3dprintistt created a pop-up in NYC to bridge STEM and creativity. If you’re in the area, be sure to check it out:bit.ly/3iNLFXama
Women often feel like imposters or frauds in disciplines that value ‘brilliance’ (especially women of color.) sciencemag.org/careers/2021/0…
This week, Morgan Stanley program directors and mentors said goodbye to the 2021 @GirlsWhoCode Summer Immersion Program. We can’t wait to see how they take on the world of #STEM! #MSTech #WomenInTech
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These 50 women over 50 are changing the face of science, tech and art. #WomenInSTEM nbcnews.com/know-your-valu…
From doing voiceover work on apps like TikTok to working on the foundational concepts of AI, women are often present in tech without being listened to. technologyreview.com/2021/08/03/103…
“The pandemic has potentially set female scientists back by years, if not decades, compared to their male colleagues.“ This truly breaks our hearts. No one should have to choose between caregiving and following their dreams. theconversation.com/female-scienti…
And if you or someone you know is interested in participating in SIP next summer, sign up to stay in the loop here: girlswhocode.com/contact-us
We’re so proud of all of our students, so grateful to our amazing teachers and facilitators, and so thankful for the many partners who made these programs possible. You can take a look at some of the amazing projects our SIP students created here: hq.girlswhocode.com/project-galler…
We can’t believe that today is the last day of our Summer Immersion Program and Self Paced Program! So many girls — trans and cis— and non-binary students have learned the computer science skills they need to make an impact in their community while preparing for a career in tech.
Kellee is one of 70 participants paired up with Morgan Stanley mentors for two weeks of our annual @GirlsWhoCode Summer Immersion Program. Together, we can inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Find out more: mgstn.ly/3xH9Iv5
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We're one step closer to closing the gender gap in tech. And we couldn't have done it without the help of our amazing partners like @Travelers. Thank you for supporting our Summer Immersion Program and our students. #PartnerOfTheDay
Women account for only 26% of data and AI positions in the workforce. Here’s how we change that. bit.ly/3sj7NvB
This 22-year-old created Coily, an app that uses AI to find products and styles for Black and textured hair types. afrotech.com/asha-christian…
We’re connecting thousands of girls with the opportunity to speak directly to our partners in the tech industry. If you’re a college student or recent grad, sign up for our free GWC Hiring Summit here. 👇✨hopin.com/events/girls-w…E
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