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  • TechShopz in a Boxâ„¢ are free, pre-packaged versions of TechGirlz TechShopz that make it easy for you to run a workshop in your own community. Open this virtual box and you will find our tried-and-true workshop plans and our PlayBook, with our tips and guidelines to bring one of our TechShopz to your town. Since 2010, we ™ve inspired over 2000 girls to embrace technology to shape their future “ with your help, we can change the equation to make that number grow.

  • ORGANIZATION/PROGRAM

    Organization Name: TechGirlz
    Organization Street Address: n/a
    Organization City, State, Zip: Wyncote, PA, 19095
    Organization Phone Number: 484-367-5759
    Short Description of Organization:

    We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to reducing and, we hope, ultimately eliminating the gender gap in technology occupations. TechGirlz empowers middle school girls to become tomorrow's technology leaders ‹ ‹. We put tech directly in ‹their ‹hands through our free, project based workshops, and aim to eliminate the gender gap by sparking a passion for tech early ‹ in girls' lives. ‹ ‹ ‹

    Program Street Address: n/a
    Wyncote
    Pennsylvania
    19095
    Which one best describes your organization?: Non-Profit
    Which one best describes your program?: Outreach - mobile (you travel to groups of students)
    Is your program delivered in collaboration with external partners?: No
    Accepting Mentors: Accepting Mentors

    CONTENT

    Is STEM the "core" of your program?: Yes
    Which type of STEM programming do you offer? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Computer Science
    • Engineering
    • Robotics
    Which other activities does your STEM program include? (choose All that apply): Civic Engagement and Service-Learning
    Does your program use volunteer STEM mentors?: Yes

    LOCATION AND SHARING

    Where is your STEM program offered? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Center City
    • South Philadelphia
    • Southwest Philadelphia
    • West Philadelphia
    • Lower North Philadelphia
    • Bridesburg-Kensington-Richmond
    • Roxborough-Manayunk
    • Germantown-Chestnut Hill
    • Olney-Oak Lane
    • Near Northeast Philadelphia
    • Far Northeast Philadelphia
    • Other
    If you chose "other" for the question above then tell us where your program is offered.:

    Program offered nationally.

    When does your STEM program take place? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Summer
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Spring
    • During school
    • Before school
    • After school
    • Evening
    • Weekend

    PARTICIPANTS

    How many children does your program serve each year? Numbers can be estimates.: 1001-2000 individuals
    How many hours/week does each child participate? Numbers can be estimates, and can be specific to a season or semester.: Between 2 and 5 hours per week
    Which ages/grades does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • 3rd - 6th grade
    • 7th - 8th grade
    Which gender(s) does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply): Girls
    Which ethnic/racial populations does your STEM program serve?:
    • African-American
    • Latino
    • Caucasian
    • Asian
    • Native American
    • Middle Eastern
    • Multi-Ethnic
    What percentage of your participants are eligible for free or reduced lunch? Percentages can be estimates.*: 1-25%
    Who can participate in your STEM program?: Individuals and groups
    Can your STEM program accommodate youth with special needs?: Do not know

    FEE/FEE STRUCTURE

    Do participants need to pay for your STEM program?: No
    If participants need to pay for your STEM program, are scholarships available?: Yes
    Is transportation to and from your program provided?: Other

    ADDITIONAL COMMENTS

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