Girls Can Code will help to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does. It will contribute to building the pipeline of future female engineers across the world. Girls Can Code offer learning opportunities for female students to deepen their computer science skills as well as their confidence.
Computing is where the jobs are — and where they will be in the future, but fewer than 1 in 5 computer science graduates are women. Unless something concrete is done, the gender gap in computing will keep getting worse. Our biggest hope is that you'll better understand the skills you possess and how those fit into building the web—and that your interest is piqued to learn more. If we've succeeded, then here are some great places to look to learn more. Girls Who Code survey reveals discriminatory hiring practices in the tech industry, highlights persistent barriers to closing the gender gap in tech