UN SDG #4 Quality Education UN SDG #4
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Giving young Black girls skills for the future

Currently women represent only a quarter of the technology workforce, and black women just three percent. It is imperative to give young black girls the skills to code so they have equal access to future jobs in technology an industry that is predicted to employ 1.4M people in the US alone.

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Giving young Black girls skills for the future

Currently women represent only a quarter of the technology workforce, and black women just three percent. It is imperative to give young black girls the skills to code so they have equal access to future jobs in technology an industry that is predicted to employ 1.4M people in the US alone.
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It’s important that girls of all colors have the opportunity to move into the field of computer science. Black girls in particular face barriers when trying to obtain education and later enter the workforce, but the field of computer science should not be unattainable if we start teaching the youth of America today.

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