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How girls who code hope to inspire the next generation

While 57 percent of bachelor's degrees are earned by women, just 12 percent of computer science degrees are awarded to women, according to Code.org. CNET sat down with several girls, sixth graders to high school seniors, who are already working to change that statistic and have advice for girls who want to start to code.

8 May 2015


Girls Who Code joins forces with Twitter, Google, eBay

A new initiative aims to get more women working in the tech industry -- and it's starting with teaching high school girls computer science.

By 27 June 2012


For these girls, tech is a rewarding challenge

An international tech competition targets Silicon Valley's diversity problem, aiming to inspire girls around the world into taking up -- and sticking with -- technology.

By 27 June 2015


Facebook reworks diversity programs amid modest gains

The world's largest social network says it's made progress hiring more women and minorities into its ranks, but still isn't "where we want to be."

By 26 June 2015


Girls just want to code. The trick is making sure they don't stop

The best way to recruit more women into tech? Convince them when they're young that tech is cool.

By 8 May 2015


NYC Generation Tech aims to turn high schoolers into techies

A New York City initiative focuses on teaching high school students mobile technology, design, and how to get into the technology business.

By 11 July 2012