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.”
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!
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?
- Visit the Black Girls CODE website
- Follow Black Girls CODE on Twitter and Facebook for Updates
- Follow the Black Girls CODE Blog
- Shop the Black Girls CODE Store
- Volunteer with Black Girls CODE
- Donate to help Black Girls CODE grow
- Contact Black Girls CODE to learn about other ways you can help
- Help spread the word about Black Girls CODE by visiting their Media Page
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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