Did you know that only 18% of Computer Science degrees in the United States are awarded to women. Women's involvement in computer science has plummeted. In the past 20 years it has dropped by 40%.
CoderDojo, Ladies, Technically Speaking, and the Lancaster Science Factory present Girls Code Club to address this urgent issue and inspire the next generation of female computer scientists.
Girls Code Club is seeking female volunteers ages 16+ who can commit to at least 5 sessions over the 9 months of the program (September-May). Sessions are held monthly on the 1st Friday of the month from 4-5:30pm & 6-7:30pm and third Saturday morning of the month from 9:30-11am. Volunteers do not need to be programming professionals. We use guided tutorials and game-style web applications to explore programming concepts and build cool things. If you have a general familiarity with computers and want to help girls learn, we welcome you. Come enjoy the satisfaction and reward of watching girls conquer the challenges of coding -- you'll be hooked!
- Child Care
- Basic Computer Skills
- Teaching / Instruction
Good Match For
Teens People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- 2.5 hours one saturday per month (9-11:30am)
- All volunteers age 18+ must complete background checks before beginning