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Quick Stats

Women accounted for 27% of workers in STEM-qualified industries

21% of engineering majors and 19% of computer science majors are women.

24% of technology positions are held by women in the United States

3% of STEM industry CEOs are women

Men in STEM annual salaries are almost $15,000 higher per year than women and latina and black women in STEM earn around $33,000 less

19% of STEM company board members are women

The percentage of female CS degree holders has been on a downward trend since the 1980s.

72% of women in tech report being outnumbered by men in business meetings by a ratio of at least 2:1



Lack of resources and education

Lack of Mentors and role models

Our Timeline
July 2020

Girls ReCode was founded as a high school club to teach other high school girls how to code!

January 2021

Girls ReCode became a mentorship club that taught elementary and middle school girls how to code.

June 2021

Girls ReCode expanded into a national organization with girls across the country teaching several coding workshops.

July 2021

Girls ReCode held its first national all-virtual summer coding camp teaching girls how to build apps and websites!

March 2023

Girls ReCode organized its first hackathon for girls and gender minorities, raising over $3000 with over 90 participants. 

What we do

Girls ReCode wants to target all of these causes for the STEM gender gap by giving young girls access to many female mentors in STEM, access to free resources, classes, curriculum, and a safe space for all young girls in STEM. 

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