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JUL 15, 2015 | US

A Day in the Life of an Aspiring Teen Girl Coder

DCInno, July 15, 2015

Chris Bing

Sara Berrios, soon to be a senior at Westfield School in Chantilly, Va., has always been interested in computers. But when she took a computer science course to learn more about them, she found herself in a sort of “boys’ club,” with just one other girl.

While Sara thought her class was fun, at times it could be uncomfortable because of the massive gender imbalance. “I think for a lot of girls they have the will, but they just don’t have the way," she said.

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Original Posting: http://dcinno.streetwise.co/2015/07/15/code-school-dc-girls-who-code-program-boosts-women-in-tech/

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