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Black Girls CODE Brings Mobile App Development Workshop to Memphis during Summer of CODE - The Remix
Black Girls CODE partners with Memphis Library and Lokion Interactive to bring two mobile app development workshops for girls in Memphis, Tennessee as part of the Summer of CODE - The Remix journey.
By: Black Girls CODE
“We are excited to partner with the Memphis Library and Lokion Interactive to bring Black Girls CODE's mobile app development workshop to Memphis. I hope girls across the region come and learn firsthand just how easy it is to turn their ideas into real working mobile apps,”
All Black Girls CODE events are geared towards introducing participants to the technological universe and encouraging them to pursue careers as tech creators and entrepreneurs.
Workshops are $35 per child; registration will begin at 9:00 AM and class promptly starts at 10:00 AM. Because space is limited, parents are encouraged to register children as soon as possible. The August 10th workshop is open to girls 10-12, the August 24th event for girls 13-17. No prior programming experience is required for this class.
“It is with the help of volunteers that Black Girls CODE is able to successfully host workshops in Memphis,”
Individuals wishing to volunteer should visit www.blackgirlscode.com and fill out a volunteer sign up form located on the website. Volunteer orientation will be held at the library on August 7th & 19th at 6:30 pm, in room L-56.
Established in 2011 by Memphis native, Kimberly Bryant, Black Girls CODE has been a frontrunner in the drive to change the face of technology. In 2012, during its first full year of programming, BGC was able to touch the lives of more than 800 girls in 16 cities across the globe. While Bryant founded the program in an effort to increase the number of women of color in the digital space, the organization welcomes and embraces young women of all races and ethnicities.
For additional information or to inquire about sponsoring a girl, please contact Meka Egwuekwe, Core Team Lead, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901.484.4203.
August 10th: http://bgcmemphissummer1.eventbrite.com/
August 24th: http://bgcmemphissummer2.eventbrite.com/