Girls Who Code is an international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology and leading the movement to inspire, educate, and equip students who identify as girls and non-binary with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st-century opportunities.
Our programs include free, virtual summer opportunities for high school students. Participants learn the computer science skills they need to make an impact, gain invaluable insight into diverse tech careers, and connect with inspiring figures in the field.
Summer Immersion Program (SIP)
Our Summer Immersion Program:
- Is a virtual, live two-week introductory computer science course
- Is offered to all current eligible 9th, 10th, and 11th grade US students and international students ages 14-18
- Runs for two weeks, up to four to five hours a day
- Contains a variety of both partner-sponsored and Girls Who Code virtual engagement opportunities
- Offers grants up to $500 and tech support for eligible US-based students
Self-Paced Program (SPP)
Our Self-Paced Program:
- Is a flexible online learning computer science course for students who want to learn at their own pace and prefer not to adhere to a set schedule
- Is offered to all current eligible 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade US students (including SIP alumni and graduating seniors) and international students ages 14-18
- Contains flexible opportunities to build community through weekly live advisory sessions and Girls Who Code activities
Please Note: Participants who complete any of our programs can access exclusive alumni benefits and career support for life, including our Hiring Summit, pre-internship programs, virtual mentoring, and GWC Talks webinars for career tips and strategies.
Join us to learn in-demand computer science skills, build your academic and career portfolio, and connect with other students and our Girls Who Code experts by applying to one of our summer programs!