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Jan 17

‘ GirlTECH ‘ San Diego Young Women Thrust to Hone Skills computing fun

educationA number of universities in Southern California say they have joined us in the industry groups in a program to encourage young women to study and apply the computer skills. The Program “GirlTECH San Diego”, the non-profit collaborative community program began this month with a partnership that includes the University of California at San Diego, San Diego State University, the University of San Diego and Point Loma Nazarene University.

The Workshop program will begin the first quarter of 2014.

“Most young women do not have the desire for studying computer science because it has yet to realize that mastery of computer science will give them strength in a variety of fields, and those who are interested in computer science should not be controlled by very deep because the public schools have yet to provide it or because they lack confidence when having to participate in what is considered a neighborhood dominated by the House of Adam, “said Diane Baster as the Director of education of the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego.

The “GirlTECH San Diego creates opportunities for young girls who are interested in computer science for empowered and for sharing that interest with friends on a guided learning environment, positive, collaborative and social,” he said in an official statement.

GirlTECH San Diego will focus on providing computer clubs as extracurricular activities after school hours for high school students.

“In the first intermediate, computer clubs will help develop interest and friendship,” said Baster. “At the high school level, and when you reach the level of computer skills, the students will have the opportunity to apply for a position as an instructor paid jobs summer camp, hone and strengthen the technological leadership and mentoring skills. “