Supporting Girls & Women in Tech – 5 Organizations Making a Difference

[ 0 ] July 19, 2010 |

A notable article today listed 5 Organizations Helping Women Get Ahead in Tech.  Here are the five and the stages they assist and why:

  1. CodeEd: Reaching girls in grade school, CodeEd provides instruction and tools with astounding results.  After just five short weeks of HTML the girls were ready to move onto more complicated scripting such as Python, JavaScript and  Java.
  2. Iridescent: Reaching teens and girls in high school, Iridescent uses team-building scenarios to build apps such as flashcards and other tools.  More important, it teaches girls to work in a collaborative environment just like they would in a startup.
  3. Ruby on Rails for Women: Free workshops for women to learn Ruby on Rails and increase female programmers in the workforce.
  4. Geek Girl Camp: A great tech resource and networking center plus Geek Girl is hosting a series of regional events to promote and teach programming.
  5. The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference: Annual conference for women and the largest for women in computing with

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