Tag Archive: BlackGirlsCODE

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    by Angie Chang

    Accelerating The Growth Of Women-Owned Businesses Like Revolution Foods With Inner City Advisors

    Revolution Foods joined the ICA Portfolio in 2005 with six employees operating out of a 1,000 square foot facility.

    By Abby Bobé (Dual MBA & CS Candidate, Mills College)

    With a track record of scaling businesses like Revolution Foods, Blue Bottle Company and Back to the Roots to well-known national organizations, Inner City Advisors is going “All Out” to convene 1000 of the Bay Area’s brightest entrepreneurial, philanthropic, and community-driven minds to solve the challenges that help Bay Area businesses scale up.

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    by Angie Chang

    Training The Next Generation Of CTOs

    I have noticed the growing number of other women in the technology-based classes I have been attending.

    By Lin Bocash (Volunteer, BlackGirlsCODE)

    I found the article on Women 2.0 about female CTO founders incredibly inspirational. This is a marvelous start but what about reaching young women from under-represented communities?

    I have been lucky enough to be involved with BlackGirlsCODE for two semesters now and to help with the work they do

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    by Angie Chang

    3 Tech Tips I Learned From My 10 Year Old (And Why You Need To Vote For BlackGirlsCODE)

    BlackGirlsCODE has ignited a global STEM movement to empower girls of color to engage technology. Each vote gets them closer to winning a $50,000 grant to expand their mission across the globe.

    By Karen-Michelle Mirko (Parent, BlackGirlsCode Student)

    We all hear the cries for a technical co-founder and the horror stories from startups when they outsource their tech build. BlackGirlsCODE is building the pipeline of the next generation of tech-savvy female founders and CTOs.

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    by Angie Chang

    2 Days Left To Support BlackGirlsCODE Summer Of Code Program

    During the 2012 SUMMER of CODE, BlackGirlsCODE plans to reach more than 300 students by holding one and two-day workshops and summer camps in seven or more cities in 90 days (San Fransisco, Oakland, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Atlanta, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Support BlackGirlsCODE!

    By Abby Bobé (Dual MBA & Computer Science Candidate, Mills College)

    School may be out for summer but that doesn’t put a halt to the BlackGirlsCODE mission to educate young girls of color across the nation in computer programming.

    To close the digital divide and change the face of tech, founder Kimberly Bryant of BlackGirlsCODE will travel 7 cities in 90 days to teach over 300 young girls how to build their very own video game, build a webpage, program robots and other fun and creative activities.

    I was fortunate enough to join the team of 30 volunteers during BGC’s largest summer workshop yet in Oakland, California