VOTE: Support Girls in STEM & Black Girls CODE

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About Black Girls CODE

Latism 2012 has ended, but the buzz is circulating around several stand-out organizations that made a splash a the conference last week.  One of those organizations is Black Girls Code.  The organization, which provides education in computer technology for girls ages 7-17, is based in San Francisco and provides the crucial link to many girls for growth in underrepresented fields.

I can’t say enough about this organization and their mission, which you can read below.  Creating access to STEM fields for girls of color is absolutely crucial and will have a direct impact on the future of our communities.  Please read on below to learn more about how you can help BGC to win a $50,000 grant and how you can continue to support their empowering mission!

Black Girls CODE Mission:
“To increase the number of women of color in the digital space by empowering girls of color ages 7 to 17 to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology.”

Click to read more about Black Girls CODE »

How to Support Black Girls CODE

There are just two days left to vote!  But we can make a HUGE impact we each vote and share THIS LINK with a friend!

Facebook URL: http://www.facebook.com/BankoftheWest?v=app_149818578490935

You can help by VOTING to help Black Girls CODE WIN a $50,000 grant from Bank of the West Philanthropy Awards.

Voting only takes a matter of seconds (one Facebook click!), but it could do increadible things for this iniative and helping many girls to come one step closer to becoming future leaders and entrepreneurs!

Want to know more and find other ways to help?

Black Girls CODE needs your VOTE for a Chance to Win $50,000 from Bank of the West Philanthropy Awards - VOTE NOW

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Chantilly Patiño

Chantilly Patiño is the publisher of Multicultural Familia and Multicultural Bloggers, and serves as the Digital Media Director for ELLA Leadership Institute, an innovative professional development platform for Latinas in leadership.Chantilly is an activist for social change and writes avidly about feminism, racism and multicultural life on her blog, Bicultural Mom.
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