March 9, 2015 will mark a monumental day for Cleveland's tech industry, as we kick off our first women-only coding bootcamp. Our 3-month immersive women-only coding bootcamp will provide women with...
Social Good Organization Empowers Women and Diverse Populations in Tech FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- January 30, 2015 -- Cleveland, Ohio -- We Can Code IT, a Cleveland-based social good organization empowering women and diverse populations in technology, will begin offering full- and part-time coding bootcamps in the spring. We Can Code IT teaches high-demand tech skills to low- to moderate- income earners, increases diversity in tech, and helps alleviate poverty through education and employer partnerships. The bootcamps will take place in We Can Code IT’s Midtown (Cleveland) location. Coding bootcamps immerse students in the most in-demand programming languages and technologies over [...]
Workshop Teaches Girls Computational Thinking and Computer Science What happens when when you pair together a 13-year-old girl and a 6-year-old girl to program together? A lot of learning! On Saturday, January 24th We Can Code IT hosted a Make Your Own Virtual Pet workshop at a residence in Richmond Heights. Ten girls participated. Their age ranges were a bit of a challenge since teens learn at a different pace than children under the age of ten, so we paired the younger girls with older girls to see what would happen. The result? The older girls loved showing the younger girls loved [...]
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There are several different schools of thought concerning coding bootcamp entry processes. You need to consider your programming knowledge level before you start to narrow down your coding bootcamp options. Some require you to pass a test . . .
We Can Code IT Mentors Northeast Ohio 8th Grade Girls On Tuesday, December 9th, We Can Code It mentored girls at IT's For Girls, an event in which 8th grade girls from school districts in Northeast Ohio get together to participate in STEM projects and meet professional women in tech fields. The annual day-long event provides middle school girls with information and incentive to pursue their interests in STEM-related subjects and IT careers. The program is presented by and takes place at Cuyahoga Valley Career Center. It includes six different STEM activities for the girls, including 3D printing and math activities. [...]
After talking about the weather, one of the easiest ways to strike up a conversation with someone is to ask them "what do you do?" Like you, I've been asked this a lot. I don't know what kind of responses you get, but one of the top ten I receive is, "Really? You don't look like a programmer!" I usually smile, and try to find something witty to say, often asking them in return what they think a programmer should look like.
Hedy Lamarr is best known as a glamorous and talented actress who captivated audiences during the Golden Age of film. But many don’t know that she was also a tech pioneer who helped pave the way for girls and women in computer science.