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Saturday, February 29 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Fostering Equity in STEM by Girls Who Code

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Computing skills are the most sought-after and highest-paying in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average. Yet fewer than 1 in 5 computer science graduates are women, and that number is declining. To close the gender gap in technology, we must teach girls and boys not only how to positively impact their community through code, but also how to be brave, resilient, and inclusive.

Note: this session will be facilitated primarily via video conference!
Additional resources can be found at: https://girlswhocode.com/clubs/

Presenters
avatar for Ben Trentelman

Ben Trentelman

Director of Operations, Utah Afterschool Network
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, Ben Trentelman, a young padawan, began the long journey to becoming an afterschool Jedi. Trained and inspired in Ogden as a student and participant in the afterschool arts by his mentors at the Marshall White Community Center, Youth Impact... Read More →
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Amanda Souza

Manager of Community Partnerships, Girls Who Code
Amanda Souza is a dedicated advocate for educational equity. She has served students in several capacities and now works with Girls Who Code to increase computer science skills for female students.



Saturday February 29, 2020 11:30am - 12:30pm PST
Room 1026

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