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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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“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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Op-Ed: “The hunt for HQ2: Tech growth is not some get-rich-quick scheme”

Washington Examiner,  October 19, 2017. By Chris Hopfensperger “What if we could replicate the frenzy over Amazon’s HQ2 into a frenzy over STEM education, workforce development and technical training, and broadband access?” Read More >>> Original Posting:  http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/the-hunt-for-hq2-tech-growth-is-not-some-get-rich-quick-scheme/article/2638055...

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