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“Girls Who Code Gave High Schoolers a Chance to Use Their New Skills This Summer”

Technical.ly, August 17, 2018. “Most of these young women have little to no experience in coding when they first start the class, but they come away feeling confident enough to call themselves ‘coders’ and ‘programmers,’ and see a future in tech,” Chris Hopfensperger, Executive Director...

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Helping the Software Workforce Look More Like America with Girls Who Code

Software.org’s Girls Who Code class graduated yesterday, and we couldn’t be prouder of the work they’ve accomplished this summer. Our class of 23 DC-area high school girls spent the past seven weeks learning coding languages to create websites, program apps, and control robots. We also...

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“Congresswoman Adams Announces Bipartisan HBCU Caucus Inaugural Diversity in Tech Summit with NC Governor Cooper”

Office of Congresswoman Alma Adams, August 8, 2018. “Software.org is honored to be part of this important event,” said Chris Hopfensperger, Executive Director of Software.org: the BSA Foundation. “Software is changing our lives in so many ways, and it’s important that the US software workforce...

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“Tech Firms Seek Partnerships to Increase Workforce Diversity”

The Hill, August 8, 2018. Company representatives, lawmakers and college and university officials are convening in Greensboro, N.C., this week to try tackle tech’s persistent problems with diversity. At an event on Wednesday and Thursday led and organized by the HBCU congressional caucus, people focused...

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“Spotlight on Girls Who Code Classroom Summer Immersion Program”

ABC7/News Channel 8 (WJLA), August 2, 2018. From Victoria Espinel: “Coding is such an important skill to have today regardless of what field you go into.” Read More >>> Posting: https://wjla.com/features/good-morning-washington/spotlight-on-girls-who-code-classroom-summer-immersion-program/...

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