Coding Organisations that you need to be a part of if you are a female

The Girl Code

It all started when two sixteen-year-old girls wanted to see more girls studying code as they were the only ones in their Coding Class. The Girl Code is a Non-Profit Organization based in New Delhi, India and Singapore. It aims to introduce young girls to programming by hosting workshops at local schools.

Girls in Tech

Founded in 2007 by Adriana Gascoigne, Girls in Tech is a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating the gender gap in tech. Having more than 60,000 members in 50+ chapters around the world.

  • Fill this form to be its member.
  • Sign up for their weekly newsletter.

Code First Girls

Code First Girls are dedicated to transforming tech by providing the skills, space and inspiration for women to become kick-ass developers and future leaders.

  • Please complete this form to join the CFG community and be the first to know what’s happening every month.
  • Work for CFG, see details here

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

  • Check out this page
  • If you are from India, do check this out

Code Like a Girl

Code Like a Girl is a social enterprise providing girls and women with the confidence, tools, knowledge and support to enter, and flourish, in the world of coding!

  • Apply for internships here.
  • Subscribe to the newsletter at their site.

Girl Code It

Girl Code It aka GCI, is a group of people who firmly believe in this statement and are eager to build a healthy coding culture among young coders.

  • All the details are listed here.

Learn IT, Girl!

This program was born as the project of the Romanian and Polish recipients of the Google Anita Borg Scholarship in 2014 as a way to help realize Anita Borg’s vision of 50% women in computing by 2020. After the success of the first edition, “Learn IT, Girl” has grown to an international team for the third edition.

  • Join their facebook group to receive news about the next edition.
  • You can join as a mentor or as a participant.

GirlScript Foundation

GirlScript is working to change lives by imparting tech education and relevant skills. It is a section-8 NON PROFIT company registered under the government of India on the 2nd of June, 2017. GirlScript is open for all organisation and supports beginners in technology and programming. It supports diversity by reserving 50% seats for women & IGBT in all its programs worldwide.

  • Subscribe to their newsletter.
  • They have various programs that you can apply to from their site.
  • Check all their upcoming and past events here.

ngGirls

ngGirls aims to introduce women to the world of technology and increase diversity. They encourage girls to learn Angular as it is a great technology to start with. They plan various events and activities in which the participants build and deploy a web application with Angular.

  • They hold workshops actively, you can participate as a mentor or as a participant for free!
  • Join the ngGirls meetup group to get informed about future events.

WooTech

WooTech, standing for “Women Wooing Technology” hopes to provide a mentorship platform to women in technology and guide them in their career. The mentorship platform is open to everyone including students, working professionals or just anyone curious about technology.

  • General Mentorship
  • Student mentees to professional mentors
  • Professional mentees to student mentors.
  • They start the mentorship programs in the summer and the winters. Check the timeline here.
  • You can sign up as a volunteer.

Other sites to follow:

  1. Women Tech Network
  2. WOMEN IN TECH — Global Movement
  3. Women Who Code

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Vibali Joshi

Vibali Joshi

College student at IIEST Shibpur