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Girls Who Code at UIC - registration deadline 9/10

August 22, 2018 7:43 PM | Linda Zanieski (Administrator)

From the UIC Women in Engineering Programs web site (see complete details there):


Girls who Code at UIC Club is a FREE year-round program for 9th-12th grade girls in the Chicagoland area who are interested in exploring computer science! Girls Who Code works to inspire, educate, and equip girls with computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.


WHEN IS IT?

Every Saturday, starting on September 29, 2018 and concluding on April 27, 2019, from 10am-12pm (a schedule of meetings will be provided to participants at a later time).


WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS?

Students must be in 9th-12th grade (or returning participants) and commit to being at 80% (2 absences allowed) of our meetings to retain their admission.


IS CODING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED? 

Absolutely not! Our club is open to beginners who do not have any coding or programming experience. In fact, our club consist of 3 different levels:

Beginner level students will learn Scratch and Python.

Intermediate level students will learn Java Script and Web Development.

Advanced and Alumni students will work on the development of apps using their programming skills.


HOW TO JOIN?  

To join, you must apply to be part of the Club! The application to our 2018-19 program can be found at: go.uic.edu/GWCUIC2018

Deadline Extended: September 10, 2018 (or until full)


PROGRAM LOCATION: 

University of Illinois at Chicago

Engineering Research Facility Building

842 West Taylor Street Street

Chicago, IL 60607



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