The application opens August 15th! Time to gather your team.
Visit www.girls-build.org/application.html to learn more.
Girls Build is going national! Help us spread the word. Girls around the country can accept the Girls Build challenge this fall!
Audience: High School Seniors
Date: October 15, 2018
Description: Gold, Silver and Bronze recipients are selected in different categories and receive a one-time grant to fund their college education or to fund a community service effort that tackles a social issue. Students are then positioned as role models in their community at local ceremonies with an audience of business leaders, elected officials, local organizations and our sponsors.
Eligibility: Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2019; Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale; Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2019-2020; Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines); If selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient’s expense; Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA.
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Audience: High School Students
Date: July 28th, 7am to 11pm
Description: Hackademia is Southern California’s hackathon by high schoolers, for high schoolers. The aim is to help hundreds of student hackers in the Los Angeles area realize their greatest coding potential in a 16 hour coding competition. We ask all hackers to build the best they can– both hardware and software– within 16 hours.
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The GIRLS LEVEL UP: ASK A DEV video series features middle- and high-school girls from around the world with a passion for computers and video games. Your child's questions about the art of video game making could be answered by influential women developers behind popular games ranging from LITTLE BIG PLANET to STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT.
Learn more about GIRLS LEVEL UP here and here
Check out their "Opportunity Calendar" to search for community service projects by date or click on "Opportunity Search" to search for organizations you would like to help.
Click on "Register" to create an account to sign up for community service projects.
Check age requirements if you are under 18 years old and have parents or guardians complete forms if necessary.
Check them out here: www.laworks.com
Get inspired to follow in the footsteps of these 10 amazing Latinas who share a passion for technology. Learn about their journeys, watch how each one of them is succeeding in their technology-related fields and get motivated to create the technologies of the future!
Check them out here: Technolochicas.org
The latest Careers with Code magazine just hit the shelves!
Celebrating diversity, sharing free coding opportunities and telling the stories of everyday people coding their way to amazing careers.
Dive in at CareerswithCode.com
Description: Order these great posters to decorate your classroom and inspire a new generation in computer science! Items include a set of 10 Technolochicas, C4C’s What is your Coding SuperPower, Aspirations in Computing Announcement, and more!
Description: They are fascinating women. And many of them have overcome enormous obstacles, from birthplace, to economic hardship - even war - to fulfill their goals of working in the space program.
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Description: The Afterschool Alliance has collected a set of resources and tools for anyone starting a quality afterschool program. Resources include program start-up guides, funding and sustainability tools, research, and development, management, and curriculum-building.
Click here to learn more.