Our Vision: To increase the number of women of color in the digital space by empowering girls of color ages 7 to 17 to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology.
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Despite the gray weather on Saturday, December 6th, over 50 girls arrived in high spirits for the first Black Girls CODE X Code Liberation Game Jam. The game jam kicked off the New York Chapter of Black Girls CODE’s celebration of Computer Science Education Week and was hosted by NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering and. The girls, who ranged from ages 8 to 16 and hailed from across New York City, completed 5 hours of coding education using GameMaker: Studio. Our young tech divas completed their coding missions on Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablets on loan from Microsoft New York. Learn more about what our tech divas learned during the day in this great blog recapping our events during the day (link) and check out the cool recap video from Code Liberation below!
Imagine the Impact
When we give girls of color the tools to develop their own future, great things are bound to happen. BGC founder Kimberly Bryant can definitely relate. Read what she has to say about girls in STEM fields.
BGC Girls on the Go
Since BGC's launch in 2011, the girls of BlackGirlsCode have eagerly jumped into programming. Have a look at what we've done to support girls in STEM and register for upcoming classes!
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