Black Girls Code

18 May 2012

Elaine Greenberg interviews Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code about impacting the community around you, getting girls involved and the current landscape of diversity in tech.

Kimberly on Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/6gems Kimberly's Website: http://about.me/kimberlybryant Black Girls Code: http://www.blackgirlscode.com/ Black Girls Code on Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/BlackGirlsCode

Discussion * 0:15 All about Kimberly * 1:10 How Kimberly got into programming * 2:15 Starting Black Girls Code * 5:30 The structure of Black Girls Code * 8:45 Getting girls engaged as early as possible * 13:30 Combining tech and civics * 14:40 the changing landscape of diversity in tech * 21: 50 Success stories * 24:00 Call for volunteers for Black Girls Code

Links KidsRuby: http://kidsruby.com/ Scratch: http://scratch.mit.edu/ Alice: http://www.alice.org/ Code for America: http://codeforamerica.org/ RailsBridge: http://railsbridge.org/en Women 2.0: http://www.women2.com/ Black Founders: http://www.blackfounders.com/ Golden Gate Ruby Conference: http://gogaruco.com/