Fearless Female Leaders of the
Intro to Computer Science
Learn the Basics
Sept. 15th, 2018
Intro to Biotech
Oct. 13th, 2018
(Beginner & Intermediate
Sept. 22 & 29th, 2018
Basics of Microsoft Excel
Oct. 20th, 2018
October 27th, 2018
All Workshops will be held at 825 Beecher St SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
What We Do
Instilling confidence and fearlessness in all generations of female technologists.
Founded by female engineering students at Georgia Tech, TheGirlCodeProject is providing women and girls in the Atlanta community with opportunities to learn computer science and biotechnology in a fun, stigma-free environment. Starting in Fall 2018, we will offer weekly community workshops open to mothers, daughters, and women of all ages.
Why learn Computer Science?
Computer science drives job growth and innovation throughout our economy and society.
Computing jobs are the #1 source of all new wages in the U.S. and make up over half of all projected new jobs in STEM fields
Computer Science one of the most in-demand college degrees & is used in virtually every field
Computer Science in Georgia
GA has 20,137 open computing jobs (4.4 times the average demand rate in Georgia)
The average salary for a computing occupation in GA is $90,351, which is significantly higher than the average salary in the state ($46,540).
Georgia had only 1,747 computer science graduates in 2015; only 19% were female
Only 25% of GA schools with AP Programs offered AP Computer Science
Universities in Georgia did not graduate a single new teacher prepared to teach computer science in 2016
(Data is from the Conference Board for job demand, the Bureau of Labor Statistics for state salary and national job projections data, the College Board for AP exam data, the National Center for Education Statistics for university graduate data; Read more at www.code.org)