Since 2011, Black Girls CODE has been empowering young women of color to learn the technology and computer science skills needed to become leaders in the field. Girls age 7-17 learn coding skills at workshops and after school programs. Black Girls CODE’s is committed to providing African-American youth with the skills to occupy some of the estimated 1.4 million computing job openings, and to train 1 million girls by 2040.
Anyone interested in learning more should check out this NBC article which explores the history of the organization.
Source Organization: Black Girls CODE