Girls Engage Technology provides small groups of young girls with hands-on all-girls engineering experiences. Classes are taught by female engineers.
Provide a positive programming experience
- EVERY girl completes a program that she is proud of and shares with the group.
- Programs must contain specific coding structures, but the girl selects the theme and implementation so that the final product is unique and reflects her choices.
Measure an increase in confidence, based on competence, so they are willing to take the next step.
- GET girls have >95% response to "I would like to take another class".
- All girls are introduced to activities that they can continue at home.
“It was wonderful to see girls who may have started off thinking they don’t like computers, or saying they haven’t had success with circuits in the past, engaging in meaningful ways with the lessons. They focused, they tried and tried again, and then succeeded. I love the fact that with Barbara’s program, we were able to give these girls the opportunity to see themselves as successful in ways they might not have before.” - Girl Scout Troop Leader
"My friend Mark, he's a boy, said that I couldn't learn Scratch, but I just did." -- Coral age 10
"I had no idea she would enjoy this." mother of 11-year old girl.