For students today, coding is becoming an essential skill, just like reading, writing, and math. If you have a daughter, niece, or other girl that you know, encouraging her to learn to code can open up countless opportunities for her future. Whether she’s an athlete or an artist, loves animals, or wants to explore medicine, coding can help her pursue her interests now and create greater career options and job security for her future. Long story short? She can make anything with code.
We’ve made this resource to give you the answers you need to have a conversation about Computer Science (or CS)—what it is, why it matters, and what girls can do with it. If your daughter is already taking AP Computer Science at her high school, awesome! Jump down to the What Else Can I Do? section to find more ways to support her in learning to code. If you haven’t heard a whole lot about CS, start from the beginning to see all of the different ways CS is part of our daily lives. Read More >>