“I never thought of computer science as a job opportunity in the future,” says Ali, “but after this program, boy, has that changed.” After the seven-week program Ali wants to major or minor in computer science when she gets to college. Ali says she hopes to work at a company like Google as a programmer.
Girls Who Code, The Flatiron, and the Kode with Karlie sponsorship are all efforts being put in to enable girls to program. However, as this article speaks to, getting girls into the world of code is one thing, but keeping them there is quite another.
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