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.