7 Secrets for Launching a Business You Care About | When lawyer Reshma Saujani lost a primary bid for Congress in 2010, she didn’t miss a beat: She wrote a book about how fear of failure holds women back and founded Girls Who Code, a nonprofit that has taught computer science to thousands of kids. She’s on a mission to build the next generation of female tech leaders. Saujani, 39, spoke with Real Simple about closing the gender gap and the value of a “try, try again” attitude.
Empowering women with Girls Who Code | Expedia Viewfinder Travel Blog...We love Girls Who Code. The organization’s commitment to providing resources to educate and equip girls with the knowledge and skills they’ll need to succeed in computer science (CS) fields is something we can really get behind!
In Technology: Cool Women Who Code, kids in grades four through six learn about the thrilling effort that goes into researching, inventing, programming, and producing the technology we use today, from iPods to mechanical limbs. Young readers discover exactly what technology is, how it evolved, and where the future might lead. They also meet three women who have contributed to the field in critical ways, including Grace Hopper and Shaundra Bryant Daily.
The NCWIT Aspirations in Computing program engages young women interested in technology and computing. By generating visibility for these young women in their local communities, the program encourages their continued interest in computing, attracts the attention and support of educational and corporate institutions, and emphasizes at a personal level the importance of women's participation in computing and IT.
Coding: Meet The Women Coders Who Are Britain's New Face of Tech: Amelia Humfress founder and CEO of London coding school Steer came to coding by way of fashion marketing. 'When I worked at Jimmy Choo it was predominantly women. When I left and worked in digital marketing and dabbled in a couple of startups, for a period of two years I never worked with a woman until I started Steer,' she says. Even then, Humfress admits it was just her and three male colleagues; it wasn't until after ...