developher

Skills Development

 

developHer is an 8-week deep dive into mobile app development, for girls in, 4-12 grades, which promotes technical skill development and self-empowerment.  

According to the U.S. Census, African-Americans made up only 7 percent of those employed in information technology in 2016, a sector that includes computer scientists, software developers, programmers and other tech workers.

Introducing girls to technology can be an empowering experience! It not only broadens their future employment options, it instills confidence that lead to better grades and a more positive outlook on life. 

developHer helps girls who are at risk for violence:

  1. Learn basic coding skills

  2. Choose and plan a mobile app project

  3. Test and launch their mobile app for Apple and Android devices

  4. Learn how to monetize their work

  5. Explore entrepreneurship

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