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Tech-Girl Monthly: July 2013

Tech-Girls are in the news at NBC29 & CBS19!
It's been great hanging out with tech-girls at CoderDojo this summer. We learned about circuits and coding while making lots of cool things like electronic & virtual cards, video games & animations programmed in Scratch with controllers to play them using cardboard, aluminum and MaKey MaKeys. You can find links to all the projects @
Meet Tech-Girl Dot! She was created by Tes Tabilas as our new logo. You can interact with her on Scratch where she will move & talk:

Activities & Events

Live & Local

  • Tech-Girls Monthly Meetups will resume in September. Currently we meetup at Western HS and Computers4Kids. If you are willing to host a meetup at your school or organization, please contact us.
  • October 11 - Day of the Tech-Girl! Plans are in the works for hosting a Women in Tech panel. If you are interested in participating in any way to make this happen, please contact us.
  • October 12 - Charlottesville Mini-Maker Faire. Tech-Girls will be making and sharing Tapetricity cards and MaKey MaKey making. Volunteers needed, please contact us.

Virtual & Global

  • June 1 - August 31 -  Robotics Summer of Learning via CS2N
  • June 15 - Sep 15 - Mozilla Maker Party. Why not RSVP today!
  • July 8 - August 16 - Maker Camp. Free Virtual Summer Camp for Teens. Sign-up for Maker Camp
Debbie Sterling is inspiring the next generation of female engineers.
Kids in a Tech World believe "all kids should give computer science a chance."
Check out the projects created at CoderDojo this week. Remix one or create your own to share!
2013 Tech-Girls, This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
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