Thursday, February 13, 2014

Girls Who Code 2014 Summer Immersion Program

Friends, Girls Who Code is now accepting applications for our 2014 Summer Immersion Program! 
We're looking for amazing 10th and 11th grade girls from coast to coast with a passion for technology and an interest in learning how to code.
The application is live on our website now, and the deadline to apply is February 27 at 11:59pm EST. 
For the next 3 weeks, we're asking YOU to help us recruit the next generation of entrepreneurs, engineers, and CEOs. Check out five quick (and easy!) ways to spread the word below, or to learn more about getting involved in our effort to build the 2014 class of Girls Who Code.
Thank you for being part of the movement to empower young women in tech. Let's do this! -Girls Who Code Team 
Feel free to contact me directly at with any questions.This summer will be fantastic, Florence NoelNortheast Regional DirectorGirls Who Code

What: an innovative program pairing 250+ hours of intensive instruction with engagement opportunities with the industry’s top players. The program is free of charge for all participants
  • Uses project-based curriculum to teach computer science, including algorithms, loops, basic data structures, Python, HTML, and JavaScript
  • Cultivates crucial soft skills such as public speaking, leadership and entrepreneurship  
  • Exposes students to successful female role models through guest speakers, field trips, workshops, and mentors
Where: Northeast programs will be held in:
  • Boston, MA
  • New York, NY
When: Summer 2014, Monday - Friday, 9-4pm for 7 weeks (exact dates to be announced shortly)
Who: Eligible applicants are:
  • Current 10th and 11th grade girls interested computer science and technology
  • Prior computer science experience not required
  • Residents of the metro area where the program is held

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