Opportunities

The fun doesn’t end here! We linked below a TON of amazing tech opportunities for you to explore further. Bit by Bit is only one part of your tech journey-- keep it going by choosing a few of these opportunities to commit to. Read their descriptions, click on the links to their various websites, and pick your favorites! Make sure to follow up with us and let us know how you liked them! 

Free Online Programs:

Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program

Two week virtual summer program for beginner coders to build their skills through real-world projects - Rising 10th to 12th-grade girls.

Raspberry Pi Online Learning

Take various cool courses from Introduction to Encryption to Cryptography Programming with Graphical User Interfaces.

edX Computer Science Courses from Universities

Select Computer Science and other STEAM classes from over 100 institutions to challenge yourself and get a head start on skills many don’t develop until college!

Carnegie Mellon’s Open Learning Initiative

Carnegie Mellon University is known for being a leader in tech. You have the opportunity to take classes created by CMU for free.

Beaver Works Summer Institute

Check out Beaver Works’ interesting classes like Serious Game Design & Development with AI.

aSTEAM Village Virtual Academy

The aSTEAM Village Virtual Academy is a free portal that contains a library of 6,000 K-12 courses, I.T. Certification Prep, Educational Games and Simulators for students, parents and teachers.  This Virtual Academy is FREE for any user to access all classes, movie screenings, workshops and concerts that are regularly streamed in the Theater and Auditorium.

Font Femme Magazine

Become a writer for Font Femme, an all-girls STEM magazine, empowering the next generation of female innovators, leaders, and changemakers! Learn more about how you can get involved at fontfemme.com!

Online Programs with Tuition (some may offer scholarships):

BlueStamp Remote Summer Program

Three week remote program to develop your maker skills -- pick an independent project to complete from over 30 options.

Code Sleep Repeat Virtual Coding Camp

The iOS Launchpad class will help you gain experience in XCode and Swift as you learn to create your very own iPhone applications (ages 12-17).

Tutorial Websites and Apps:

Codecademy

Explore 12 different programming languages and work through many different levels and lessons.

freeCodeCamp

Learn how to code through over 6,000 tutorials and become a pro in one of the many areas freeCodeCamp offers like Responsive Web Design.

Mimo

Code in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, or Python for just a couple minutes (or more!) a day by completing short, easy exercises.

Programming Hero

Fun, interactive coding game to learn everything from the basics to far beyond. You won’t want to stop earning points as you advance your coding skills!

Grasshopper

Google’s very beginner coding platform to help you understand the fundamentals.

Instagrams we recommend to follow to stay updated on the world of tech and even more opportunities:

  • Make sure to follow us :) (@bitbybitnyc)

  • Built By Girls (@builtbygirls)

  • WIRED (@wired)

  • NowThis Future (@nowthisfuture)

  • Girls Who Code (@girlswhocode)

  • Girl Genius (@girlgeniusmag)

  • Girls Talk Tech (@girlstalktech)

  • National Center for Women & Information Technology (@ncwit)

  • SheCanCode (@_shecancode_)

  • She Can STEM (@shecanstem)

  • Code.org (@codeorg)

  • Black Girls CODE (@blackgirlscode)

  • Superposition (@superpositionfc)

  • Font Femme (@font.femme)

Follow our speakers on Instagram to stay inspired:

  • Rana el Kaliouby (@ranaelkaliouby)

  • Jen Lewin Studio (@jenlewinstudio)

  • Neri Oxman (@oxmanofficial)

  • Priscilla Wang (@thepriscillawang)

  • Ali Kriegsman (@alikriegs)

  • Jordana Kier’s brand (@lola)

The Bit by Bit Team always wants to hear from you. Contact us if you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns.

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