"BG Coders are so diverse. Through the club, they build relationships that extend beyond our club...it's truly a sisterhood."
Computing makes up 2/3 of projected new jobs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Currently, our nation has over 500K unfilled computing positions. By 2020, this number will rise to over 3.5 million.
Computing occupations are among the highest-paying jobs for new graduates. Yet fewer than 3% of college students graduate with a degree in computer science, and only 8% of STEM graduates are in computer science.
Of the Twenty-six percent (26%)
of WOMEN who make up the computing workforce,
Brown Girls make
up a very small
percentage: Black/African American (3%) or
A Future they can imagine
We provide our BG Coders with the tools to create a future they can imagine. Technology exists in every industry and our Coders will be able to make an impact using the skills that they develop in BGC Clubs. We believe Girls can only Be, who they can See.