Girls Who Code 2016 Summer Immersion Program applications are now open!!
The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program is a 7-week computer science course that embeds classrooms in technology companies and universities. Students learn the fundamentals of computer science – from robotics to how to build a webpage – while gaining exposure to the tech industry and mentorship from women working in technology.
The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program curriculum is designed and research-proven to engage and encourage young women in computer science. Each topic, activity and speaker is chosen to empower the young women with the skills to contribute to their schools and communities.
Key programmatic components of the Girls Who Code Immersion Program include:
- Skills – Seven weeks of intensive instruction in computer science, robotics, algorithms, web design, and mobile development
- Exposure – Speakers, demos, workshops, and presentations from female engineers and entrepreneurs; field trips to technology companies, startups, academic institutions and more
- Mentorship – Top female executives, entrepreneurs and engineers provide career and academic mentorship
Applications are due March 1 at 11:59pm PST.
For more information visit Girls Who Code.