Girls Who Code
Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors. The programs work to inspire, educate, and equip girls with the computing skills needed to pursue 21st century opportunities.
The Binghamton University Chapter
Our Mission is Twofold: (1) Aid the development of young female students in building character and coding skills as they learn, plan, build and celebrate together to create a project they care about. (2) Promote a professional attitude among its teaching and managing board members, and facilitate a mutual understanding and acceptance to coding principles, thereby promoting the representation of females in STEM.
Spring 2022 Classes
Our Spring 2022 classes will be held in person on the Binghamton University campus. Classes will run every Saturday 2/5/2022 to 4/30/2022, excluding Binghamton University breaks, from 10am - 12pm.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our courses will be held Saturdays 10am-12pm at the Binghamton University campus in Bartle library.
What classes do you offer?
In the Fall session (September - November) we offer Beginners Python for High School and Middle Schoolers. We are also offering Beginners Java to returning students. In the Spring session (February - May) we will be offering Beginner Python for Middle Schoolers, Beginner Python for High Schoolers, and Advanced Python for Returning Middle and High School students.
What are the dates for the upcoming session?
Spring classes will be held from February 5th to April 30th.
How old do I have to be to apply?
We are looking for Middle and High Schoolers in the Southern Tier that can commute to the Binghamton University campus.
How will classes be run?
All of our classes are live, hosted by our teaching instructors. Students come to class ready to answer some prompts, crack some fun coding challenges, and eventually team up to create impactful projects! By participating, you're in the loop to receive some awesome perks, obtain soft and hard skills, and be part of the sisterhood that is changing the game.
I am a Binghamton Student. How can I get involved?
Look out for managing board and teaching team applications at the beginning of each term and keep an eye out for the events/panels/site visits that we organize for the campus community throughout the semester.
Please send an email to BingGWC@gmail.com if you have any further questions!