Girls Who Code Founder and CEO Reshma Saujani Passes Baton to COO Dr. Tarika Barrett to Lead Organization Into Second Decade

After nearly ten years fighting to close the gender gap in technology as the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, Reshma Saujani announced her decision to pass the baton to Chief Operating Officer Tarika Barrett, who will become the CEO of the organization, effective April 2, 2021. Under Reshma’s leadership, Girls Who Code became a global movement and elevated the problem of the gender gap in technology, introducing more than 300,000 girls around the world to careers in the field. Saujani also sparked broader cultural change, advancing campaigns reaching…

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Zynga Teams up with Girls Who Code to Help Raise Awareness and Support for Women in Tech

Zynga Inc., a global leader in interactive entertainment, today announced that it has teamed up with Girls Who Code in support of International Women’s Day 2021. With a mission to raise awareness and support for women in tech, Zynga has pledged $100,000 from its Social Impact Fund to enable Girls Who Code (GWC) to support girls at all points throughout their educational journey from 3rd grade into the workforce. GWC is an international non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. The organization has reached more than 300,000…

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Logitech Teams Up with Girls Who Code, Supporting its Mission to Close the Gender Gap in Tech

Creators and coders are the builders of our future and Girls Who Code works tirelessly to close the gender gap in technology and change the face of programmers. To help support this mission, Logitech has teamed up with Girls Who Code to provide girls with the necessary tools from Logitech’s Master Series as well as educational opportunities to pursue 21st century opportunities in STEM. Inspiring a pipeline of future leaders, the global team for the Logitech Master Series is committed to helping young and aspiring girls discover a passion for engineering and creativity. Logitech’s…

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Girls Who Code Celebrates Day of the Girl with First-Ever Global #MarchForSisterhood

Girls Who Code launched the first-ever all-digital global march for girls, by girls, and about girls: the #MarchForSisterhood. Bridging the gap between “IRL” and “URL” activism, the #MarchForSisterhood invites people around the world to record themselves marching for causes they are passionate about and post them to social media. Since Girls Who Code announced the #MarchForSisterhood on September 16th, thousands have pledged to participate today to make their voices heard on issues such as climate change, healthcare, gender equity, tech education, racial justice, LGBTQ rights, gun control and more. On…

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Apple honours female coders and creators for International Women’s Day

Apple is celebrating International Women’s Day throughout March by highlighting the stories and work of female developers, musicians, artists, photographers and entrepreneurs. Apple is also building on its commitment to education with a new partnership with Girls Who Code to expand learning opportunities for young women. As part of its community education initiative, Apple is partnering with Girls Who Code to support new coding opportunities for girls and young women in the US. Using the Everyone Can Code Curriculum, 90,000 girls and Girls Who Code Club facilitators in all 50…

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