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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Free Girls Who Code summer Programs for 10th & 11th Graders -program is run in 16 cities (Charlotte)

Thank you Christina Parker Brown of CCHNET & CCHNET-Teen for sharing this!

 From: "Reynolds, Donna"

 Hi, Christina.

 Can you forward this to your homeschool network? Thanks!

 This program is run in 16 cities (see list below) and they are hosted primarily at top tech companies and some universities. Check out the Girls Who Code 2018 Summer Immersion Program Outreach toolkit which includes sample emails, newsletter blurbs, social media, etc, sample student < and parent flyers.

 Girls Who Code's Summer Immersion Program is a FREE 7 week program for current 10th and 11th grade girls (rising juniors and seniors) across sixteen cities to learn coding and get exposure to tech jobs. Applications for summer 2018 are open. GWC has an early deadline of February 16, and the final application deadline is March 16.

 In the Summer Immersion Program , students will learn about:

 · Tech Companies -- They’ll meet female engineers and get an inside look at technical roles in the world’s top companies.
 · Project-based learning -- They’ll learn computer science through real-world projects in art and storytelling, robotics, video games, websites, apps and more!
 · Sisterhood -- They’ll work in teams and make lifelong friendships with a supportive and diverse community of thousands of girls.

 In addition to providing a free program, Girls Who Code provides summer stipends to cover transportation and living costs for Summer Immersion Program students who qualify!

 Here is the list of cities with Summer Immersion Programs for 2018:
 Atlanta, GA
 Austin, TX
 Boston, MA
 Charlotte, NC
 Chicago, IL
 Dallas, TX
 Irvine, CA
 Los Angeles, CA
 Miami, FL
 Jersey City, NJ
 Newark, NJ
 New York City, NY
 San Francisco Bay Area, CA
 Seattle, WA
 Stamford, CT
 Washington, DC

 Thank you!


 Donna Reynolds
 Children's and Teen's Services Specialist
 Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
 Mint Hill Branch
 6840 Matthews-Mint Hill Road
 Charlotte, NC 28227
 Our Mission: To improve lives and build a stronger community.

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