Minnesota Nonprofit Offers Free Coding Classes For Girls



By Madelaine Hahn, Kare 11

“ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. – Just 18 percent of computer science majors are women. That’s down from 37 percent in 1984. And women only make up 24 percent of the computer engineering workforce, according to a study by Girls Who Code and Accenture. That’s why St. Louis Park-based nonprofit Code Savvy’s female-only program, called Rebecca Coder Dojo, is taking on the tech industry – offering free coding classes to girls.”

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