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Join Black Girls CODE this November for a Robot Expo and a Workshop at Google!

Black Girls CODE is thrilled to bring to Bronx, an exciting workshop that’s all about ROBOTS! Join us for a fun and captivating educational experience where girls will learn about robots and how they communicate in an engaging atmosphere. Girls will participate in hands-on activities using Lego WeDo/NXT kits; they will interact with sophisticated robots, and learn real-world/business applications and uses for robotics. This class is intended for girls ages 7-17.

Date: November 14, 2015

Time: 10am to 5pm

Location: Bronx Community Charter School, 3170 Webster Avenue, Bronx, NY

PLEASE NOTE: Check-in begins at 9:00 AM. The event starts promptly at 10:00 AM. Participants do not need to bring their own laptops. Lunch will be provided.

Space is limited, so sign up soon to secure your spot! Each student ticket is $35. Limited scholarships are available by applying here:

Please register students at

Parents interested in volunteering at the workshop, please sign up here:

Google has invited Black Girls CODE students to participate in an exciting workshop to give them an insider look at Google and an opportunity to learn more about the world of computer science. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited to the first 20 students who sign up using this form.  Workshop is open to students in grades 8-12; ages 13 to 18.

Date: Saturday, Nov 21, 2015

Time: 10am to 2pm (students should plan to arrive at least 20 minutes before to get through security)

Location: Google’s offices @ 75 Ninth Ave, New York, NY

A Black Girls CODE volunteer will chaperone students at this event.

Other Events / Happenings Around NYC

October 18-24 is Digital Citizenship Week – learn how to be safe, responsible and ethical online.

Games for Change Student Challenge – open to middle school and high school students

Maker Night at Mouse, October 29, 4pm to 6pm.  FREE and open to all NYC high school students

Museum of the Moving Image Teen Digital Media Lab

 – Friday, October 30 @ 4pm – FREE and open to students ages 14 and up

Fourth Annual STEM Matters NYC Career Day – November 3 – FREE and open to all NYC Public High School students

New-York Historical Society’s Silicon City: Computer History Made in New York exhibit opens November 13

Vidcode’s Girls Code 4 Climate @EDU Contest – open to students ages 10-9.  Deadline is November 15

2016 EngineerGirl Essay Contest – deadline is February 1, 2016

NCWIT Aspirations in Computing opportunities for young women in middle school, high school and college

College students, apply for summer 2016 internships at Tumblr

The Dream.US Scholarships @ City University of NY (CUNY) for first-time college students /community college graduate who is an immigrant and has applied for or received DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status)

Parents / Guardians, this one is for you!  — NYC Tech Jobs Academy is accepting applications – the program is a 16-week, full-time program serving 25 unemployed and underemployed New Yorkers (ages 18+) through a partnership between Microsoft, the NYC Tech Talent Pipeline, and City Tech at the City University of New York (CUNY). Applications are now open until Friday, Oct 23.  to learn more about the program, its requirements and to apply, please visit:

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