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Inspire girls to explore the possibilities of technology! Only 25% of IT professionals are women and research shows that girls opt out of STEM classes in High School. TechGirlz helps inspire middle school girls to explore STEM careers by through free hands-on workshops in over 45 different topics.
You can help by organizing your own workshop with TechGirlz TechShopz in a Box (TM)! We'll help you get started with complete workshop plans in the topic of your choice with a PlayBook that outlines the steps to running a successful hands-on technology workshop.
All materials are free for you to use and TechGirlz is here to help you get started in your community. Be sure to ask some friends to help - it's more fun together!
Steps to Run Your Own Workshop with TechShopz in a Box (TM):
1) Choose a topic (http://www.techgirlz.org/topics/) 2) Find an instructor 3) Find a location 4) We'll recruit the girls 5) Run the workshop!
Thank you for your help inspiring girls to explore the possibilities of technology!