Ada is a long-term females-only developer academy lasting a full year. The first six months take place in a full-time classroom setting, while the latter six months involve on-the-ground training.
All chapters teach the core courses at minimum, but at many GDI chapters, you can also find additional courses on widely varying topics like Sass, content strategy, and even SEO.
App Camp For Girls is a non-profit organization headquartered in Portland, Oregon that offers summer camps for middle-school girls. It teaches girls each phase of app development, from brainstorming to the actual app-building, all in one week.
Hackbright Academy is a female-only bootcamp based in San Francisco. They teach Python and have both part-time and full-time offerings. Part-time offerings include front-end web developement and back-end development.
The Ladies Learning code program offers female-identified and male-identified, trans, and non-binary adults hands-on, project-based learning experiences designed to give beginners the skills and confidence they need to become digital creators.
The mission of Black Girls Code is to introduce programming and technology to a new generation of coders who will become builders of technological innovation and of their own futures.
Skillcrush is a tech coding camp and course that aims to teach the basics of front end, UX design, web design, marketing and many other useful skills to prepare users for careers in software and web development.
PyLadies is an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community.
Girls Learning Code is an initiative by Canada Learning Code, a network of code camps and events designed to bring a broad segment of the population into the coding field.
UK-based Codebar offers free weekly coding workshops for those under-represented in the tech industry-catering primarily towards women and LGBTQ communities. Their London and Brighton events typically gather 20-30 women per week to engage in free coding sessions.
As the name refelcts, Rails Girls is a Ruby-on-Rails specific workshop. Their gatherings generally last one or two days. Boys can attend, but must accompany a girl. (Also, girls are given first priority when registering.)
Girls Who Code is a UK-based organization that has been featured across news outlets as a voice promoting girls in technology. GWC has two kinds of programs: their summer immersion program and an after-school program.
Created by experts, Khan Academy’s library of trusted, standards-aligned practice and lessons covers math K-12, through early college, grammar, science, history, AP, SAT, and more. It’s all free for learners and teachers.
A Microsoft run technology program for young girls in high school. DigiGirlz helps to get rid of stereotypes in the high-tech industry. At the camp, girls get to listen to executive speakers, are given the opportunity to network, participate in technology tours, and get the ability to work one-on-one with Microsoft employees.
Teaching Garage is an online STEM curriculum for elementary school students in grades 2-5. Made by parents and teachers for parents and teachers, it’s an online curriculum that introduces grade schoolers to the field of engineering.
Technology Goddesses was founded by Bay Area software engineer Cora Carmody in 2002, and has comingled arts & crafts and outdoor skills with software, robotics and other tech-related pursuits, in order to offer a well-rounded training experience that can come in useful in any situation.
“The Grace Hopper Program at Fullstack Academy is an immersive software engineering course for women with no upfront tuition cost.” – Grace Hopper Fullstack Academy
COMPUGIRLS is a technology program for adolescent girls in grade 8-12 in under-resourced schools districts in America. They are supported by grants given from the National Science Foundation and based in the Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology (CGEST) at Arizona State University (ASU).
They offer summer and after school programs that teach participants about the latest in technology, robotics, game development and more. To learn more about the program, click the button below!