By Emily Holsapple - Director, Individual Giving and Events
Girls Who Code, the national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology, kicked off its 2017 Summer Immersion Programs.
The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program is a free 7-week intro to computer science course embedded in technology companies. Students learn everything from robotics to how to build a webpage - while gaining exposure to the tech industry.
2017 Summer Immersion Programs will reach 1600 rising 11th and 12th grade girls this summer across 80 programs in 11 cities, including: Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle and Washington, D.C.
About Girls Who Code
Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology. Through its Summer Immersion Program and Girls Who Code Clubs, the organization is leading the movement to inspire, educate, and equip young women with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.
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