Google sets up $50m girl coders fund

June 19, 2014 2:27 PM

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GOOGLE, which recently criticised itself for having a low female contingent in its workforce, has donated $50m to fund a US coding project for young female software developers.

"This is an issue that hits home for me. My school-age daughter instinctively knows how to play games, watch videos and chat with friends online. She understands technology. And she likes using technology. But, she never expressed any interest in creating it herself. So, I decided to launch a campai...

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