Girls Who Code

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Girls Who Code
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Founded 2012
Products Association Created To Further The Technology Skills Of Young Women
Web site girlswhocode.com
Releases Organization News

Girls Who Code is an organization that works to educate, inspire and equip 13- to 17-year-old girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in technology and engineering.[1]

Girls Who Code completed its first program in fall of 2012 with 100 percent of the participants stating that they are definitely or more likely to major in computer science.

On Oct. 22, 2012, NYSE Euronext sponsored the group's inaugural gala on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange.[2]


History

The organization was founded in 2012 by Reshma Saujani, who serves as the CEO.

Membership

Membership is open to young women from age 13 to 17.


Key People

Board Of Directors

References

  1. Join the Movement. Girls Who Code.
  2. Press Release. NYSE Euronext.