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Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable and accessible programs for women interested in learning web and software development. Through mentorship and hands-on instruction Girl Develop It helps women of diverse backgrounds reach their goals. Our vision is to create a network of empowered women who are confident in their abilities to code and build beautiful web applications. Through teaching women around the world to learn software development, we can help them improve their careers and the confidence they carry with them in their everyday lives.[ Learn more ]
Women hold only 26% of the approximately four million computing related occupations in the US. U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013 (Occupational Category: 15–0000)
Women obtain 57% of bachelor’s degrees in the U.S, but fewer than 18% of those degrees are in computer science. (Compared to 1984, when women earned 37%) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), 2012 (CIP 11)
Tech companies with more women in management have a 34% higher return of investment. National Center for Women and IT Fact Sheet