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.
A new initiative aims to get more women working in the tech industry -- and it's starting with teaching high school girls computer science.
This immersive session from Girls Who Code and University of Southern California aims to bolster girls' skills and keep them excited about computer science.
Technically Incorrect: In a brilliant satirical campaign from Girls Who Code, aspiring female computer programmers take on sexist myths.
The nonprofit hopes working near Google will provide better opportunities for students and increase diversity in the tech industry.