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Appendix B: Professional Organizations and Programs Focused on Women of Color and Underrepresentation in Tech
Pages 217-222

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From page 217...
... To address the holistic needs of women and non-binary technologists, the organization created a membership program with resources, opportunities, and connections to support every career level. works with organizations and individuals to identify and overcome industry challenges, diversify workforces, and foster cultures where women technologists create impactful and lasting careers.
From page 218...
... Founders receive help with business creation and development via programs, access to investors, and more. The organization's signature program, the #BFF Labs pre-accelerator, provides critical industry knowledge, mentorship, and business development tools to help fledgling startups succeed.
From page 219...
... BLACK GIRLS CODE The vision of Black Girls CODE is to increase the number of women of color in the digital space by empowering girls of color ages 7 to 17 to become innovators in STEM fields, leaders in their communities, and builders of their own futures through exposure to computer science and technology. The organization works to provide African American youth with the skills to occupy some of the 1.4 million computing job openings expected to be available in the United States by 2020, and to train 1 million girls by 2040.
From page 220...
... G|Code House is 24-month program includes nine months of in-class technical training, six months of an internship/co-op, nine months of specialty training (e.g., cyber security) , and mentorship and personal support in a safe, focused home.
From page 221...
... They provide networking meetups; webinars around career development and skill building; mentorship program and training; leadership trainings for entry, mid, and executive level Latinas; recruiting events; and an annual summit.
From page 222...
... pooling corporate dollars in order to make strategic investments in organizations that provide rigorous computer science education for Black, Latinx, and Native American women; (2) raising the profile of the issue of underrepresentation of women of color in computing through frequent communications activities; and (3)

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