UPCOMING 2021 PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
Welcome Community! For all Black Girls CODE workshops, we offer a limited number of financial-need based scholarships on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can apply for all scholarships using the following link. We look forward to supporting you!
#CODETheSummer: iOS Development
July 26 - July 30
Black Girls CODE x Georgia Tech Presents:
Computer Generated Music Camp
July 26 - July 30
#CODETheSummer: In-Person Summer Camp
Black Girls CODE Bay Area Presents:
May 8th 10AM PST
Black Girls CODE x EarSketch Presents:
Your Voice Is Power Competition
May 10th | May 17th | May 24th
Music visionary Pharrell Williams, Georgia Tech, Amazon and Black Girls CODE invites you to participate in an immersive virtual experience that explores the connection between music, computer science, and entrepreneurship. During these workshops, students will learn how technology and music can be utilized as tools to advance racial equity. Through Georgia Tech's EarSketch platform, students will use code to remix Pharrell's song "Entrepreneur." Submitted remixes will be judged based on the quality of music, code, and messaging by a panel of industry professionals.
Black Girls CODE x Mastercard Presents:
All Things Digital
May 11th 1:30PM PST/4:30PM EST
Join Black Girls CODE and MasterCard's Girls4Tech™ for a virtual workshop that will explore the world of STEM. During this session—for girls between the ages of 8-12—participants will discover how they can leverage their skills to pursue paths in science, technology, engineering and math. Students will also learn about the fundamentals of digital convergence and basic binary code.
Black Girls CODE x Narvar Presents:
Black In Tech: Exploring Careers In The Tech Industry
May 14th 2PM PST/ 5PM EST
This panel discussion will explore what it is like to work in Silicon Valley. Panelists Shamir Saddler, Manager of Software Engineering at iCIMS, Be'Anka Ashaolu, VP of Marketing at Propel, Obinna Anusiem, CEO at NGEX and Dr. Peter Waswa, Space Systems Engineer, will talk about their career journeys and provide advice for students who aspire to pursue careers in tech.
Black Girls CODE Dallas & Houston Presents:
May 15th 10AM CT
Black Girls CODE Atlanta x Go Beyond Your Knowledge Presents:
May 16th 12PM EST
Join Black Girls CODE Atlanta & Go Beyond Your Knowledge for a virtual workshop about the different facets of programming. Students will explore how programming can be used as a problem-solving tool. Our #futuretechbosses will experience what it's like to program in Scratch and take a mini-tour of programming in Python in a collaborative development environment.
Black Girls CODE x Juniper Presents:
A Conversation with the Women of the Miami HEAT
May 20th 5PM EST
This panel discussion will explore the career journeys of women in the Miami HEAT front office. The panelists—which includes Clara Stroude‑Vazquez, Director of HEAT Culture Marketing, Alicia Lynch, Manager, Revenue Strategy & Analytics, Lauren Cochran, Sr. Director, Interactive Media, Jamona Hayling, Manager, Facilities Services, Christina Carey, Internet Services Coordinator, and Payal Doshi, Mobile Content Manager—will talk about the challenges they’ve faced in these roles and the impact of mentors along their paths. The keynote will be delivered by Hang Black, Vice President for Sales Enablement.
Black Girls CODE x IBM Presents:
Call for Code Challenge
June 25th - June 27th
Black Girls CODE and IBM are teaming up to inspire our #futuretechbosses to use technology to create the change they want to see. During this hackathon, our #techdivas will join forces to create practical, effective, and quality applications based on IBM Cloud and AI technologies that can have an immediate and lasting impact on social issues, including racial injustice and climate change. There will be a hackathon kickoff event on May 24 to learn more about this unique Call for Code Challenge as well as two design thinking workshops on June 8 &10 for students to prepare for the hackathon. This event is only open to students in Detroit, Atlanta, Raleigh-Durham, Miami, New York, Washington, D.C. and Boston.
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