The fun doesn’t end here! This page will serve as a running list 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! If you have any ideas for opportunities you recommend we add, email or DM us!
Free Online Programs:
Two week virtual summer program for beginner coders to build their skills through real-world projects - Rising 10th to 12th-grade girls.
Take various cool courses from Introduction to Encryption to Cryptography Programming with Graphical User Interfaces.
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 University is known for being a leader in tech. You have the opportunity to take classes created by CMU for free.
Check out Beaver Works’ interesting classes like Serious Game Design & Development with AI.
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.
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):
Three week remote program to develop your maker skills -- pick an independent project to complete from over 30 options.
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:
Explore 12 different programming languages and work through many different levels and lessons.
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.
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!
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:
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Girls Who Code (@girlswhocode)
Built By Girls (@builtbygirls)
THIS IS MY SPACESUIT. (@thisismyspacesuit)
The Coding Space (@thecodingspace)
Cyber Shields (@cyber_shields)
Follow our past and present speakers on Instagram to stay inspired:
Julia Grace (@jewelia on Twitter)
Dr. Tarika Barrett (@drtarikabarrett on Twitter)
Sophia Yeshi (@yeshidesigns)
Joy Ofodu (@joyofodu)
Rana el Kaliouby (@ranaelkaliouby)
Jen Lewin Studio (@jenlewinstudio)
Neri Oxman (@oxmanofficial)
Priscilla Wang (@thepriscillawang)
Ali Kriegsman (@alikriegs)
Jordana Kier’s brand (@lola)