Did you know CS Ed Week (December 5-11, 2022) is held annually in recognition of Grace Hopper's birthday, computing pioneer? The goal is to inspire K-12 students to pursue computer science. In the 22-23 school year, Girl Geek X will be supporting public school field trips to tech companies for high students and educators from East Oakland - CCPA has the highest college-going rate in the district despite being located in one of Oakland’s hig...
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December 9, 2022
10am TO 2pm
Downtown San Francisco
For the 2022-2023 school year, Girl Geek X will be volunteering in service of public school students and educators at Coliseum College Prep Academy (CCPA) in East Oakland. On Wednesday, December 14, 2022 (5:30pm-8pm), CCPA educators and students will be joined by Girl Geek X community volunteers to receive professional feedback on Senior Capstone Projects at Winter Expo Night. Read about a volunteer's experience last year! Volunteers ...
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December 14, 2022
5:30pm TO 7:00pm
COLISEUM COLLEGE PREP ACADEMY (CCPA) IN OAKLAND, CA
Connecting East Oakland high school students to visit tech companies and meet diverse tech staff at field trips, starting with Amazon Web Services for Computer Science Education Week on Friday, Dec. 9, 2023!
December 5, 2022
60 high school seniors and educators will be riding BART from Fruitvale Station in East Oakland to visit Amazon Web Services in downtown San Francisco as part of Girl Geek X's “Adopt-an-Oakland-School” program, run by the nonprofit Oakland Public Education Fund. The stud...
Girl Geek X Community ADOPTED a public Oakland high school for the 2022-2023 school year!
September 1, 2022
Our goal is to support students at Coliseum College Prep Academy in Oakland, California serving grades 6-12 with a computer science pathway, by providing access to volunteers and role models from the professional community for students. We partnered with Oakland Education Fund, a nonprofit coordinating volunteer activities with public schools.
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Girl Geek X OpenAI Lightning Talks (Video + Transcript)
September 14, 2022
Over 120 girl geeks joined networking and talks at the sold-out OpenAI Girl Geek Dinner on September 14, 2022 in San Francisco's Mission district. Hear lightning talks from OpenAI women working in AI with music and deep learning, sharing the power of trying and trying ag...
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