of college students majoring in computer science are women, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
of tech jobs are taken by females. Women hold a lower share of computer science jobs. Tech industry has significantly expanded, but opportunities for diverse groups of women have shrunk.
1. Introduces women to the basics of Python programming, Web Development, and Web Design.
2. Provides an opportunity to visit tech companies in Sillicon Valley to explore and talk with the industry experts.
3. Prepares incoming freshmen to a college life through informal mentorship and a variety of available resources.
4. Creates an empowering community of friends through fun social activities (ice cream social, board games, etc.).
You will get the opportunity to visit tech companies in the Bay Area to see what life is like for computer scientists in industry.
Participants are all women coming from different backgrounds to explore the creativity and diversity of computer science.
You will meet around 50 other women with similar interests, allowing you to form an inclusive community before school starts.