Brown Girls Code selected for video in exhibition "Girlhood (It's Complicated)" with NAMH & Smithsonian 

Institution

Brown Girls Code (BGC) is pleased to

announce that it was selected to be featured in a short video that highlights the current

activism of women and girls to educate and increase the presence of girls in the coding

world. This video is part of a larger section that documents the important roles girls have

played in advocating for social justice and political change in and outside formal political

spaces— and in turn have made important contributions to the making of American

history. 

Brown Girls Code nominated as a "2020 TOP RATED Nonprofit" 

BROWN GIRLS CODE (BGC) has been nominated as a "2020 TOP RATED NONPROFIT". Currently, BGC ranks #1 in Georgia and #14 nationally in the "Children & Youth Programs" category. 

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BGC is selected to Participate in the Mercedes Benz USA and Mattel

NO LIMITS Project

BROWN GIRLS CODE has been selected as a participant of the No Limits project. Through partnerships, we are tackling the issue of gender stereotypes. In fact, according to the National Science Board, women only represent 29% of the current science and engineering workforce. When asked their reasons for not majoring in STEM, ... 

Brown Girls Code featured in 'Coming Up in the Community'

BROWN GIRLS CODE was featured in WRDW TV12's 'Coming Up in the Community' with Ms. Monique Williams. BG Coder, Azariah Wise was interviewed regarding her personal experiences in BGC. Check out the full interview.  

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BGC Announces Board Members

Brown Girls Code’s Board of Directors is comprised of individuals from the medical, business technology, academic and volunteer communities within the Cyber District of Augusta, Georgia. Each member brings a wealth of experience in their fields and will serve as tremendous assets to Brown Girls Code. “I am elated to welcome Alicia and Michelle as new Board Members and Evett as our president,” said Ebony Brown Hicks, CEO/Executive Director of Brown Girls Code.  

High 5 for Kids: Brown Girls Code

WFXG launched the For Our Children community campaign to improve the lives of children in the CSRA. In doing so, they are helping charities that focus on children's needs by recognizing the achievements of local children and providing valuable information to the community. Brown Girls Code was featured in their High 5 for Kids series on 9/11/2019. 

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Making History: First All Girls STEAM Event

“We wanted to cultivate an event that’s going to encourage and empower them,” she said. “Although this field is primarily male-dominated, there are opportunities and there is room for them.”  After the panel, the girls will be able to talk to professionals in cybersecurity, engineering, business and IT about their career path.“We want every girl who comes to the event to understand that they truly can be anything,” Hicks said.

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Where it Began...

The young engineers, ranging from fifth to twelfth grade, were recognized by leaders Ebony Hicks and Alicia Elam for their unique contributions to the group, including awards for being the group cheerleader and endless ideas.
 

 

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