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Girls Who Code at Social Innovation Summit


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Girls Who Code at Social Innovation Summit

  1. 1. Unemployment rate for those under 25 is twice the national average
  2. 2. 29%With 1.5 million computing job openings to fill by 2020, the U.S. is only expected to produceenough qualified candidates to fill 29% of those jobs.
  3. 3. 3In a room of 25 engineers, 3 will be women.
  4. 4. 12%Women represent 12% of all computer science graduates. In 1984, this was 37%.
  5. 5. 0.3%of high school girls express interest in studying computer science in college
  7. 7. 98% of computer science majors report beingexposed to computer science before college
  9. 9. Girls Who Code is working to educate, inspireand equip high school girls with the skills and resources to pursue computing careers.
  10. 10. 100%of participants report they are definitely or more likely to major in computer science
  11. 11. 100%of participants elected to continue their learnings in computer science
  12. 12. 100%say they would like to teach computer science in their school or community
  13. 13. 100%say they would take computer science if it were offered at their high school
  14. 14. 1% Less than 1% of federal STEM educationfunding goes to computer science or technology programs