Inspire Chicago Girls to Explore Technology with TechGirlz!

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Creating IT Futures, TechGirlz

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Inspire girls to explore the possibilities of technology! 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!

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 through free hands-on workshops in over 50 different topics.

Thank you for your help inspiring girls to explore the possibilities of technology!

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About Creating IT Futures, TechGirlz

Location:

3500 Lacey Rd, Suite 100, Downers Grove, IL 60515, US

Mission Statement

TechGirlz is a nonprofit program of Creating IT Futures, a 501(c)3 nonprofit of CompTIA, that inspires middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers.

Description

TechGirlz is accomplishing its mission through the creation of free, fun, interactive "TechShopz" led by industry professionals, leaders and students.

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Chicago AreaChicago, IL 60601

(41.88399,-87.61971)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Web Design / UX
  • Software Development
  • Computer Science

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • 4-10 Hours

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