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February 14, 2017 AT 9:00 am

How #BuiltByGirls Plans To Build A Network of 20,000 Women In Tech #MakerEducation

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Interesting read from Fast Company on the organization #BuiltByGirls and its new platform Wave.

Founded in 2014, the New York-based organization helps girls ages 15-18 get involved in technology, offering mentorship and guidance to help them learn about career opportunities that might be available to them, and get the training necessary to pursue their career dreams. And it’s working. A whopping 92% of the girls who’ve participated in #BuiltByGirls say they feel more confident to be a leader after completing the program. 90% of girls feel more confident to work in tech, and 88% are more confident in pursuing careers in business.

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