SXSW Teen Panel Slides

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  • Bringing Programming To Girls LivesA student-led discussion of their experiences learning programming and other 21st century skills

  • Introductions:

    Alexandra Diracles - Co-founder , Vidcode (Moderator)

    Michaela - Student, Vidcode

    Shane Anderson - Student, Operation Spark

    Guessan Effi - Student, Knowledge House

  • Discussion:

    How is the existing system discouraging girls from entering technology?

  • Discussion:

    How has your community impacted your experiences learning technology?

  • Discussion:

    What role have mentors played for you while learning?

  • Discussion:

    How have the programs and tools youve learned been successful?

  • Discussion:

    How has programming created opportunities in other facets of your life?

  • Discussion:

    Whats missing for girls in terms of current coding curriculum and teaching methods?

  • Q & A

  • Special Thanks to: