Girls today need to learn how to code for two reasons: first, there aren't enough female engineers, and second, it will become an essential skill, just like reading, writing, and math. The tech community used to be a place that wasn't really accommodating to women - but times are changing, and Google is making sure the next generation of coders is shaped by today's girls with Made With Code, an initiative to inspire girls (and their parents) to get interested in STEM. Read on for all the ways Made With Code helping grown-ups and little girls understand that it's a big deal to get ladies involved with programming!
The Made With Code Short Film (It'll Give You Chills)
Meet Awesome Female Coders Who've Paved the Way
LittleBits founder Ayah Bdeir (who we had the pleasure of interviewing at SXSW 2014) is just one of the incredible women already working in tech. Get inspired by her go-getter outlook on life!
Meet Girls Like You Who Code
Maddy is 20 years old, and she's creating the future of fashion with programming. Fashion will be fully responsive (just like modern websites), says Maddy. When you're cold, your clothes will warm you up. As it shifts from day to night, clothes will illuminate. These are just two of the ideas Maddy has for what lies ahead for our garments. See her story below.