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Girls Who Code
Learn to Code and Change the World
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Part how-to, part girl-empowerment, and all fun, from the leader of the movement championed by Sheryl Sandberg, Jack Dorsey, and other giants of tech. Since 2012, the organization Girls Who Code has...
Part how-to, part girl-empowerment, and all fun, from the leader of the movement championed by Sheryl Sandberg, Jack Dorsey, and other giants of tech. Since 2012, the organization Girls Who Code has...
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  • Part how-to, part girl-empowerment, and all fun, from the leader of the movement championed by Sheryl Sandberg, Jack Dorsey, and other giants of tech.

    Since 2012, the organization Girls Who Code has taught computing skills to and inspired over 10,000 girls across America. Now its founder, Reshma Saujani, wants to inspire you to be a girl who codes! With down-to-earth explanations of coding principles and real-life stories of girls and women working at places like Pixar and NASA, this audiobook shows what a huge role computer science plays in our lives and how much fun it can be. No matter your interest—sports, the arts, baking, student government, social justice—coding can help you do what you love and make your dreams come true. Whether you're a girl who's never coded before, a girl who codes, or a parent raising one, this entertaining audiobook, narrated by the author, will have you itching to create your own apps, games, and robots to make the world a better place.
    *Bonus PDF included with images, computer-history timelines, flowcharts, lines of code, and a glossary.

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  • Reshma Saujani is the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology. She is also the author of the groundbreaking book Women Who Don't Wait In Line in which she advocates for a new model of female leadership focused on embracing risk and failure, promoting mentorship and sponsorship, and boldly charting your own course. She's been named one of Fortune's 40 under 40, a WSJ Magazine Innovator of the Year, one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in New York by the New York Daily News, Forbes's Most Powerful Women Changing the World, Business Insider's 50 Women Who Are Changing the World, and an AOL/PBS Next MAKER.
    Reshma lives in New York City with her husband, Nihal, their son, Shaan, and their bulldog Stanley.

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  • AudioFile Magazine In 2012, Reshma Saujani founded Girls Who Code. Since then, the organization has reached 40,000 young women. The format of Saujani's book includes true stories of women's accomplishments in the field of informational technology as well as asides by a multicultural cast of presumably fictional American girls. Saujani's portrayals of various female characters could be stronger. All the girls sound somewhat stereotypically female and essentially alike, making the occasional group discussions confusing. For the narrative, however, Saujani has a pleasant voice and delivers her message convincingly. C.A. � AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine

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