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많은 웹사이트와 마찬가지로, BSA의 웹사이트는 쿠키를 사용하여 해당 웹사이트의 효율적인 기능을 보장하고 당사 사용자에게 최상의 경험을 제공합니다. 당사의 쿠키 사용법 및 귀하의 브라우저 쿠키 설정을 변경하는 법에 대한 자세한 내용은 당사의 쿠키 취급방침에서 더 알아보실 수 있습니다. 쿠키 설정을 변경하지 않고 이 사이트를 계속 이용함으로써 귀하는 당사의 쿠키 사용에 동의하시는 게 됩니다.

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JUN 23, 2015 | US

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code

Summer Immersion Program
Washington, DC
June 24 - August 12, 2015

To empower more young women to pursue degrees and careers in Science,Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields, BSA | The Software Alliance, along with Lockheed Martin and Georgetown University sponsored the Washington, DC, area’s inaugural Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program. The Girls Who Code program, which kicked off June 24, brought 60 young women from throughout the DC region to Georgetown University’s downtown campus for seven weeks of intensive instruction in computing skills, ranging from mobile app development to web design to robotics.

In addition to learning to code, students heard from influential industry leaders and government officials inside the classroom, and took field trips around DC to meet with leaders in technology and government. The Summer Immersion Program also included informal mentorship opportunities focusing on career and educational development, where students were paired with leading female executives from the DC area.

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Program Highlights:

GWC Open House with Victoria Espinel
June 24, 2015
Open House

We kicked off the inaugural Girls Who Code DC program with an event at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies for the girls and their families.

Fred Humphries July 1, 2015
Speaker: Fred Humphries, VP, U.S. Government Affairs, Microsoft

Fred Humphries stopped by the Girls Who Code classroom to share his experiences and learn about their curriculum.

Anne Kornblut July 1, 2015
Speaker: Anne Kornblut, Assoc. Editor, Washington Post

Anne Kornblut visited the Girls Who Code classroom to talk about her career path and answer questions from the girls.

Girls Who Code with Speaker Rich Rothberg July 7, 2015
Speaker: Rich Rothberg, SVP & General Counsel, Dell

Rich Rothberg spoke to the girls about his career path and the importance of having faith in one’s abilities. Dell also provided the laptops the girls are using this summer.

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Hill Steps with Victoria Espinel July 8, 2015
Congressional Field Trip

The BSA classroom visited Capitol Hill to talk about STEM, meeting with a number of Congresswomen, including Senator Tammy Baldwin, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers.

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Shneck
July 22, 2015
Speaker: Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Under Secretary for Cybersecurity, Department of Homeland Security

After learning about cybersecurity issues earlier in the day, the girls were enthralled with Dr. Phyllis Schneck’s presentation about the importance of privacy and security when developing technologies.

GWC Mentor Day July 24, 2015
Mentorship Day

The girls met with a number of female role models from across the tech industry to learn about the wide variety of technical career paths that they might pursue. The day ended with an ice cream social sponsored by Microsoft.

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GWC White House Visit July 28, 2015
White House Visit

At the White House, the girls were inspired by some of the top women in tech and government, including speakers from the Office of Science and Technology Policy, the White House Council on Women and Girls, and the White House Office of Public Engagement. Valerie Jarrett stopped by for a surprise visit!

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Girls Who Code Graduation August 12, 2015
Graduation Ceremony

The seven-week program came to an end with a ceremony held at Georgetown University. Michelle Lee, director of the United States Patent and Trade Office, delivered an inspiring keynote address. The girls presented their final projects, including apps, games, and a moisture-sensing plant-watering device! The girls then received certificates of completion and celebrated with friends and family. Congratulations to all of the participants!

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More information:

BSA 소개

소프트웨어 연합(BSA | The Software Alliance, 이하 BSA)(www.bsa.org)은 각국 정부를 대상으로 세계 시장에서 전 세계 소프트웨어 업계를 대변하고 옹호하는 선도적 연합체입니다. 세계의 가장 혁신적 기업들이 회원사로 참여하며 경제에 활기를 불어 넣고 현대의 생활을 향상시키는 소프트웨어 솔루션을 만들어 내고 있습니다.

워싱턴 DC에 본부를 두고, 30개국이 넘는 국가들에서 운영되는 BSA는, 합법적 소프트웨어 사용을 증진시키고 기술 혁신을 촉진하며 디지털 경제의 성장을 추진하는 공공 정책을 지지하는 준법 프로그램들을 선도합니다.

언론 연락처

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
이메일: annah@bsa.org

Riley McBride Smith

Telephone: 202-591-1125
이메일: Riley@allisonpr.com

For Media Inquiries

이메일: media@bsa.org

언론 연락처

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
이메일: annah@bsa.org

언론 연락처

Christine Lynch

이메일: christinel@bsa.org

CONTACTO DE PRENSA

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
이메일: annah@bsa.org