TECHNOLOchicas Offerings

Middle School Programs for Latina Girls


TECHNOLOchicas LiFT seeks to increase the number of middle school girls pursuing technology-related studies by the time they reach high school. Televisa Foundation and LULAC will launch the Technolochicas LiFT program in Arizona in 2018. Teaching middle school girls ages 11-14 computer science through in-person workshops and activities.

Aspire IT

NCWIT AspireIT connects high school and college women with K-12 girls interested in computing. Using a near-peer model, program Leaders teach younger girls fundamentals in programming and computational thinking - in fun, creative environments.

By offering direct programming through near-peer mentorship, AspireIT can create new opportunities and welcoming spaces for girls and young women to expand their interest in computing and technology.

Tech Parties

TECHNOLOchicas one day events are offered in partnership with companies that wish to open their doors to Latina girls to foster curiosity and engagement with technology encouraging them to explore opportunities for which they can apply a knowledge of code and technology.

The objective of the Tech Parties is to increase girls’ curiosity and imagination with exercises and team work. These events encourage them to explore opportunities to apply their knowledge of code and technology.

Cities That Offer TECHNOLOchicas LiFT

  • Los Angeles, California
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Dallas, Texas
  • El Paso, Texas
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Mechanicsville, Virginia
  • Orlando, Florida
  • Pasadena, California
  • Philadelphia, Pensilvania
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • San Francisco, California
  • San Jose, California
  • Wallingford, Connecticut
  • Waukegan, Illinois
  • More cities coming soon...

Current Sites Offering TECHNOLOchicas LiFT

  • CPLC Community Center, Phoenix AZ
  • Desert Shadows Middle School, Nogales AZ
  • Desert Shadows Middle School, Santa Cruz AZ
  • Wade Carpenter Middle School, Nogales AZ
  • Wade Carpenter Middle School, Santa Cruz AZ
  • Coatimundi Middle School, Nogales and Santa Cruz AZ
  • Calabasas School Rio Rico AZ
  • Safford Middle School, Tucson AZ
  • Guadalupe Family Resource Center, Phoenix AZ
  • PIMA Community College - West, Tucson AZ
  • CPLC Toltecalli Highschool, Tucson AZ
  • Mansfeld Middle School, Tucson AZ
  • Gridley Middle School, Tucson AZ
  • Pistor Middle School, Tucson AZ
  • Pueblo Gardens Middle School, Phoenix AZ
  • Pueblo del Sol Middle School, Phoenix AZ