Code First Girls

Code First Girls teaches over 20,000 to code.

Code First Girls, the UK social enterprise working to close the gender gap in technology, has today announced it has surpassed its 2017 campaign goal to teach over 20,000 young women how to code in the UK and Ireland.

Then enterprise reports that over the past three years it has become the largest provider of free coding courses for women, having delivered over £14m worth of free technology education.

It reports that only 19 percent of those pursuing Computer Science at higher education level are women, and has pledged to double its community of women in technology in 2021, in an effort to close the gap.

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