Aug 13, 2013 · 6:00 PM
TechSoup Global Office
Join us on August 13th for a screening of the Black Girls CODE short documentary with staff from Black Girls CODE!
After the documentary they'll talk about their expanded Summer of CODE 2013 which will bring their mobile lab to 10 new cities and reach 2,000 more girls. Then we'll brainstorm with them and see we can help them solve one or two technology challenges they're facing.
Watch the preview here on YouTube.
More about them:
Black Girls CODE is a nonprofit organization whose mission has transformed to a global movement to give young girls of color the tools to become inventors, leaders and creators of their own future in the world’s technology economy. To date they have educated and introduced computer programming to over 1,200 girls of color (Black, Latina and Native American).
Since last year's Summer of CODE 2012 campaign, Black Girls CODE has received request from over 80 cities around the nation and Caribbean Islands asking us to bring their workshops to those communities Dedicated to their mission they are once again bootstrapping and looking for your help to join them on their mission in building the next generation of techies in these 10 new cities.
Together we can #ChangeTheRatio #1GirlAtATime.
Also, we'll have Nish Pangali who is in charge of the Technology Donation program at SAP's Corporate Social Responsibility.
She'll talk about the use of data for the social benefit.
What to expect:
***Doors Open at 6:00 PM; Film Screening starts at 6:45PM PM***
- Light Refreshments and Snacks
- Mingle with supporters and volunteers
- A conversation with Nish Pangali from SAP
- Film Screening: Black Girls CODE Short Documentary
- Learn more about the Summer of CODE campaign and Black Girls CODE's vision
- Problem solving and Q & A with Black Girls CODE's staff