Your Voice is Power Competition

Pharrell Williams, Georgia Tech, Black Girls CODE, and Amazon invite you to engage your students in an inspiring new learning experience that explores the ways music, computer science, and entrepreneurship can be tools to advance racial equity.

Students explore how computer science, music, and entrepreneurship can advance equity. Using Georgia Tech's EarSketch platform, students code a 30 second – 3 minute musical remix using Pharrell's new song "Entrepreneur". Submitted remixes will be judged based on quality of music, code, and messaging by a panel of industry professionals.

In this session students will:

Students create an EarSketch account and gain a basic understanding of the coding platform.

Students hear stories of amazing entrepreneurs who “set their own tempo” before coding their own unique 16 measure song.

For more information and to register, click here.

STEM+ Saturdays

STEM+ Saturdays is a collaborative space where middle school girls get to ideate, create and innovate with the help of women mentors. Each session is hands-on, allowing students to work in teams to design creative new solutions to real-world problems. Sign up today as space is limited!

Hour of Code | December 4th

Let’s Get Together

Girls from around the world code together in a global Hour of Code event, kicking off Computer Science Education Week. Join Play Like a Girl for STEM+ Saturdays where we explore a range of topics and careers through this exciting series of hands-on workshops.

Join us for Play Like a Girl STEM+ Saturdays on December 4, 2021 at 10 AM.

Start thinking like a coder as you code and play games, on and off the computer. Plus, hear from women who use code to make the world a better place and be inspired to do the same! Cleavon Shen from Asurion will teach the principles of how modern company’s run Internet solutions without servers using the latest cloud technologies. Once you have basic knowledge you will then create your own serverless web app.

Space is limited. Masks are required. Live, in-person location: TBA.

$5 includes lunch and Play Like a Girl swag.

We hope you’re able to join us, and share this event on Facebook!

Spring Forward

Join us on March 25th for an evening of music, joy and sisterhood at Girls Who Code’s Spring Forward, a virtual event bringing together our incredible community of change-makers! Help us celebrate Reshma Saujani, Girls Who Code's founder, and welcome our incoming CEO, Dr. Tarika Barrett.

Enjoy surprise guests, DJs Amira + Kayla, Sisterhood Lounges featuring poetry readings by Ars Poetica, astrology with The AstroTwins, a panel featuring the founders of the Resistance Revival Chorus and the Women’s March on Washington, Ginny Suss and Paola Mendoza, along with youth activist Naomi Wadler. And, get to know Tarika! She’ll sit down with Carol Juel of Synchrony for a fireside chat.

Check out the full schedule and RSVP here.

Your Voice Is Power

Pharrell Williams, Georgia Tech, and Amazon invite you to engage in an inspiring new learning experience that explores the ways music, computer science, and entrepreneurship can be tools to advance racial equity.

Join the Competition on March 15th. Learn more HERE.

MLK Day Poster Design Contest

Black Girls CODE and Zola Presents: MLK Day Poster Design Contest

Want to learn how to use digital design to create change. This year, Black Girls Code, along with Zola, honors Dr. King’s memory by sponsoring a Postcard Design Contest. The winning submission will be used as a promotional element for MLK Day to be displayed on the Black Girls CODE/ Zola social media. We will be hosting a workshop to teach students how to design their postcards.

Before the event, students need to keep in mind our Submission Requirements:

The design must include a quote from MLK.

Use the Black Girls CODE / Zola logo

The design must be an original design created by you