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Programming for Girls

A list of organizations helping girls and women learn about coding, technology, or engineering

Girls Who Code

Launched in Spring 2012, Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors. With support from public and private partners, Girls Who Code works to educate, inspire, and equip high school girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in computing fields.

CodeEd: Teaching Girls Computer Science

CodeEd teaches computer science to girls from underserved communities, starting in middle-school. We partner with schools and programs serving low-income girls and provide them with volunteer teachers, computer science course offerings, and computers.

Black Girls Code

When we give girls of color the tools to develop their own future, great things are bound to happen.

Home : Techbridge - Inspiring Girls in Science, Technology and Engineering

Techbridge inspires girls to discover a passion for technology, science and engineering. Through hands-on learning, we empower the next generation of innovators and leaders.

DigiGirlz Home

Experience a new world of fun by exploring our on-line DigiGirlz courses! These classes have been developed with you in mind and will expose you to some of the content that is taught during our DigiGirlz program. Have fun and show your friends and family how creative and innovative you can be.

RailsBridge: Free Ruby on Rails workshops for women and their friends

RailsBridge is an organization that works to increase diversity in tech by putting on a variety of awesome free events. Want to learn or teach web development in a welcoming and warm community? Our Chapters Page shows all the cities we're in and where to find upcoming workshops listed online.

Rails Girls

Our aim is to give tools and a community for women to understand technology and to build their ideas.

MIT Women's Technology Program

Please explore our web site by clicking on the links to the left. The Application page has details about who should apply and how to apply.Calendar contains program dates and deadlines. Curriculum information is available on theWTP-EECS and WTP-ME sites--check these before applying to see if you have already covered our curriculum.

Welcome to IGNITE!

IGNITE™ (Inspiring Girls Now In Technology Evolution) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) educational program founded in 1999. Originally launched in the Seattle School District, IGNITE's program connects school-age girls to professional women in STEM careers who act as role models and mentors.

GeekGirlMeetupHK: APP Jamming - Girls Can Code!

Geek Girl Meetup HK x Ignite presents: AppJamming - Girls Can Code aims to inspire teenagers to discover a passion for technology, science and engineering, empowering our future innovators and leaders. In a one-day workshop, students learn fundamental computer science concepts and make mobile apps hands on.

Girl Develop It -- Learn to Code

Girl Develop It is an international organization, certified by the Board of Education, that exists to provide affordable and accessible programs to women who want to learn software development through mentorship and hands-on instruction.

Ladies Learning Code

We're a women-run not-for-profit group working to empower everyone to feel comfortable learning beginner-friendly technical skills in a social, collaborative way.

Web Start Women

Web Start Women is an organization devoted to encouraging women programmers and creators. We offer web development classes in Cambridge, MA.


Online collaborative web development courses. Learn to code in a small group of like-minded women. Lessons are self-paced, but due dates keep you accountable. A project of Web Start Women.

Divas 4 Tech

A group of girls in tech, decided to come together to form Divas4Tech aka D4T. These ladies are part of the Safaricom Academy, doing the Masters in Telecommunication Innovation and Development. Divas 4 Tech is an association of a group of ladies in the technology field who aspire to improve the lives of women in Africa through technology.

Grace Hopper Celebration 2012

THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS GRACE HOPPER CELEBRATION THE MOST MEMORABLE ONE. SEE YOU AT GHC 2013 IN MINNEAPOLIS! We look forward to seeing you at this year's Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing!

Tech Girlz

What Do We Do? Tech Girlz is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping adolescent girls understand that a future in technology does not necessarily equate to 'a boring computer job,' but instead transcends the cubicle into nearly every field imaginable.