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Microsoft Store Sydney & Code Like a Girl to offer free coding workshops

Microsoft Store Sydney & Code Like a Girl to offer free coding workshops

The Sydney Microsoft Store has announced a new partnership with Code Like a Girl, bringing a series of free coding workshops to girls aged 6-15 years old.

The workshops aim to address the need for skilled female information communications technology (ICT) specialists, working to empower and inspire young girls to get involved in coding and encourage this skill for potential future careers in IT industries. The event assumes no prior experience with coding or IT, aimed at beginners.

Connecting like-minded girls who are passionate about coding and technology

Workshops include;

  • Design and Build a Website: this workshop will cover how to create and edit your own website from start to finish including HTML coding and styling using CSS3
  • Girls and Games: in this beginner coding tutorial participants will learn how to create their own personalised game from scratch
  • Coding Up a Storm: in this workshop participants will mix playing with learning and use Lego Mindstorms to learn core computational logic and concept
  • Creative Coding: this workshop will allow participants to draw and decorate their own digital art using data structures, selections and loops

The Code Like a Girl workshops run through the July school holidays from Monday, July 9th to Sunday, July 15th at the Flagship Microsoft Store Sydney (Pitt St Mall, 188 Pitt St, Sydney).

Learn more about the new workshops, and all about the Code like a Girl program by visiting codelikeagirl.org/about/

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