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Black Girls CODE "Summer of CODE 2013 - The Remix" Launch Party

Black Girls CODE

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Black Girls CODE "Summer of CODE 2013 - The Remix"...

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You are Cordially Invited to the

Launch of Summer of CODE 2013 - The Remix

Presented by: Black Girls CODE


Allow us to re-introduce ourselves: 

We are Black Girls CODE, a nonprofit organization whose mission has transformed to a global movement to give young girls of color the tools to become inventors, leaders and creators of their own future in the world’s technology economy. To date we have educated and introduced computer programming to over 1,200 girls of color (Black, Latina and Native American). 

Join us as we celebrate the launch of our crowdfunding campaign that will help support our expanded Summer of CODE 2013 and bring our mobile lab to 10 new cities and reach 2,000 more girls. In addition, we will excitedly unveil the award winning short documentary on Black Girls CODE by filmmaker Shanice Johnson.

Since last year's Summer of CODE 2012 campaign, Black Girls CODE has received request from over 50 cities around the nation and Caribbean Islands asking us to bring our workshops to their community. Dedicated to our mission we are once again bootstrapping and looking for your help to join us on our mission in building the next generation of techies in these 10 new cities. 

Together we can #ChangeTheRatio #1GirlAtATime.

What to expect:

******Doors Open at 6:00 PM; Film Screening starts at 7:00 PM******

  • Film Screening: Black Girls CODE Short Documentary 
  • Q & A with the Filmmaker Shanice Johnson and Black Girls CODE's Founder Kimberly Bryant
  • Meet some of Black Girls CODE Tech Divas
  • Mingle with supporters and volunteers
  • Record your personal testimony on "Why do you love Black Girls CODE" 
  • Enjoy The New Parkway Theatre funky soul and delicious cooking
  • Learn more about the Summer of CODE campaign and Black Girls CODE's vision

******Doors Open at 6:00 PM; Film Screening starts at 7:00 PM******


The New Parkway Theater

First 50 people to register will receive goodie bags upon their check-in

Check out the 3-minute short documentary trailer: 


Sponsored by:


Kapor Center For Social Impact


Community Partners:



We are currently accepting corporate, media, and community event sponsors.

About Summer of CODE 

Black Girls CODE’s Summer of CODE campaign was created as vehicle to bridge the digital divide and change the face of the technology industry in the United States. The campaign serves as an awareness program to future Black Girls CODE's workshops taking place in cities all over the country. Black Girls CODE will travel to 10 new cities in 2013 over the span of 45 days to introduce young girls of color (Black, Latina and Native American) to computer programming and digital technology.

Cities during 2013's campaign include: Los Angeles, CA; Memphis, TN; Detroit, MI; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia, PA; Chicago, IL; New Orleans, LA; Denver, CO; New York, NY; Miami, FL.

Interested in hosting a short documentary screening and mixer in one of the above "Summer of CODE 2013 - The Remix" cities? Email Abby Bobe at abby@blackgirlscode.org, Subject line: "Hosting Summer of CODE Mixer."



What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

If you are traveling by Bart, 19th Street stop in Oakland, CA is the closest stop next to the venue. Street Parking is available, Meter parking is free after 6pm. 


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact event organizer, Abby Bobe' at abby@blackgirlscode.org Subject Line: "Launch Party Event," if you have any questions or concerns about this event.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes. The ticket office will only accept guests with printed tickets. 


I would love to volunteer for this event, where do I sign up?

Black Girls CODE is looking for 4 additional volunteers to help with the event. Please email Abby Bobe' at abby@blackgirlscode.org, Subject Line: "Volunteer - Launch Party"


Have questions about Black Girls CODE "Summer of CODE 2013 - The Remix" Launch Party? Contact Black Girls CODE

When & Where

The New Parkway Theater
474 24th St
Oakland, CA 94612

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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Black Girls CODE

Our mission is to increase diversity in the technology space by empowering young women of color between the ages of 7-17 to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders and creators.


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Black Girls CODE "Summer of CODE 2013 - The Remix" Launch Party
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