Recently, tech giants like Square, Google, and smaller players like Codecademy, have begun using both their substantial resources and expertise to get more young girls interesting in coding.
Over the last two months, Google, LinkedIn, Yahoo, and, most recently, Facebook have released employee demographic data. At all four companies, 61 to 70 percent of the staff is male, and the gender gap becomes more glaring when you set aside non-tech jobs. Both Facebook and Yahoo reported that 85 percent of tech-related jobs at their companies were filled by men.”
Are Black parents responding, and ensuring their daughters access the recent opportunities for girls in tech or will they be left behind?