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Describe the Activity:
At Black Girls CODE we host community oriented "girls only" hackathons for girls between the ages of 12 - 17 which allow students to participate in creating solutions to social issues within their communities while they build their skills, confidence, experience and have lots of fun! During a hackathon our girls come together to solve problems by building apps/games/tools centered around a selected theme. Our tech divas bring their passion, skills and experience to these 2-3 days of structured creative activities. Our guided hackathons for youth are education focused and expose them to the software development process, encourage teamwork and reinforce their creativity as young people. http://www.blackgirlscode.com/bgc-hackathons.html
Other Events & Programs:
Black Girls CODE hosts programs and events throughout the year in various cities. Stay up-to-date with the events and programs offered around the US by checking the events page: http://www.blackgirlscode.com/programsevents.html
Hackathons and other programs and events will be posted on the Black Girls CODE website. Check back frequently to see what has been added.
Hackathons typically cost $35 per student. The cost for other events can be found on the event listing.
Students can individually register for Hackathons and other events on the website.
Prizes for specific events may vary.
Outcome of the Activity:
Students will be provided with the skills to become the programmers of tomorrow. The goal of the program is to grow the number of women of color working in technology and give underprivileged girls a chance to become the masters of their technological worlds.
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