Computer science drives innovation throughout the US economy, but it remains marginalized throughout K-12 education.20 states have adopted a policy to give all high school students access to CS courses (and of those, only 8 states give all K-12 students access) 400,942 Open computing jobs nationwide 71,226 Computer science students graduated into the workforce last year
Every girl deserves to take part in creating the technology that will change our world, and change who runs it.
Every job we're going to do in the future will rely on technology and be benefited if you are powerful users of the technology that surrounds us.
Learning to write programs stretches your mind, and helps you think better, creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains.
An understanding of computer science is becoming increasingly essential in today’s world. Our national competitiveness depends upon our ability to educate our children—and that includes our girls—in this critical field.
If you want to create and be a visionary, you're probably going to be working with technology in some way.
I quickly came to understand that code is a superpower every young woman should be able to access. Understanding that code is the underlying (and invisible) framework of tech means that we do not have to be passive bystanders in our ever-changing digital world.