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. To provide African-American youth with the skills to occupy some of the 1.4 million computing job openings expected to be available in the U.S. by 2020, and to train 1 million girls by 2040.
Black Girls Code, is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our EIN is 45-4930539
Here's the new Barbie Robotics Engineer Career of the Year doll! Black Girls CODE is excited to partner with the team at Barbie and Tynker to promote and encourage girls in STEM.
Black Girls CODE joins the LYFT RoundUp and Donate Program!
In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, we’re excited to announce our partnership with Lyft to support the next generation of tech talent. You can now opt in to round up and donate your ride fares to Black Girls CODE all month long.
This partnership is our first step in working together to create positive change in our world and to show the world that Black Girls Code! Here’s how you can help. http://bit.ly/LyftBGC #RoundUpDonate #FutureForward
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!
Help Us Grow
Together, we can change the face of technology to create opportunities for all. Donate your time and expertise, or make a contribution, or both!
Keep in Touch
We're on the move, but it's easy to keep in touch with BGC via
Twitter, Facebook, and the BGC blog.
Are you a girl who codes? Or know one? Shop the BGC Store. . .
+ MEDIA: Find press releases, images, and media tools.
Do you code? Are you an organizer? Photographer? Just want to help out as we grow and expand to new cities? Sign up to volunteer here.
Want to help us change the world? Join a local core team! See the core team roles,descriptions, and application here.
Join our staff! Apply for job openings here.
Sign up your budding coders below for our next class!
Our mid-year/annual reports: here.