Google Launches Program To Teach Girls Coding

June 22, 2014 10:02 PM

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Google Launches Program To Teach Girls Coding

Tech jobs are probably some of the most interesting and the folks who work on and with computers blow my mind with their skills. My girlfriend went to college for both game design and computer repair, and she has even written and created some awesome programs. Unfortunately, she is in a minority in the tech world as girls just don't seem to be able to break into the field. One major company is hoping to change that in the near future.

According to Time, Google has launched an initiative aimed at teaching girls computer coding. The $50 million dollar program hopes to give young ladies the tools to get a job in technology in the future. The search engine giant announced not too long ago that only 17% of their employees are women. I...

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