According to one report, even though women make up around half of the workforce, they only occupy a little less than 25 percent of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs. One way to increase the number of women in STEP careers is through coding. This MTV News story highlights 21 online and offline tools and resources on where to learn how to code, and includes Women Who Code. Here’s an excerpt:
Women Who Code (WWC) and Girl Develop It (GDI) have chapters across the nation and internationally. They offer free or heavily subsidized workshops and meet-ups to help women get better at coding. “I’ve found that forming a community of supportive women (and men!) has been incredibly important because it can feel quite daunting at first. It’s good to know there are other people out there who are struggling with the same problems I am,” Sanchez said.
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