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August 27, 2015

Resources for Women in Tech

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We thought last month’s article about keeping women in tech deserved a follow-up. We don’t want any of our fellow women in tech to feel like they’re alone out there – especially when there are so many communities providing training and support. Here are a few of our favorite resources:

Early Exposure to Tech

Cyberjutsu Girls
Girls academy in Virginia and Maryland

Girls Who Code
Clubs and workshops in DMV

George Washington University Digital Media Academy
Summer camps and workshops for teens

Programs for elementary through high school in Charlottesville

Girls in STEM
Want to get into STEM but don’t know where to start? Start here!

History of Women and Computers
An overview of historically significant key figures and important dates 

Software Programming and Coding Glossary for Kids
Programming and coding glossary guide with links to other great learning resources


Ongoing Support and Advocacy

Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu
Workshops, training, networking, and mentorship in the DMV

The Excella Extension Center at Virginia Tech
Part-time work and mentoring for current students

Ladies Who Code (Washington DC) Meetup Group
Meets at Excella Consulting, Arlington, VA

Women in Cybersecurity
Knowledge sharing, networking, mentoring

Anita Borg Institute “Systers” program
Online networking for women in tech

The Maryland Center for Women in Computing
Support, education, mentoring



Lisa Foreman-Jiggetts, Founder & CEO, Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu

Mari Galloway, Director, Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu

Margaret Archer, Extension Center Director, Excella Consulting

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