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Screening of Short Documentary "Black Girls CODE" with Boston STEM Network

Black Girls CODE

Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)

Boston, MA

Screening of Short Documentary "Black Girls CODE" with...

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The Race, Education, and Democracy STEM Network of metropolitan Boston

invites you to a film screening and discussion about the future of science, technology,

engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education for K-12 students of color.


Thursday, July 11, 2013

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 

We will screen a new short film about a nonprofit organization called Black Girls CODE (BGC), followed by a presentation by the founder of  BGC, Kimberly Bryant, and a discussion facilitated by Dr. Ruha Benjamin (Boston University) and Dr. Theresa Perry (Simmons College).
 
Free and open to the public. Educators, parents, students, and other community members who care about STEM and social justice are encouraged to attend!

Together we can #ChangeTheRatio #1GirlAtATime.

What to expect:

******Doors Open at 5:30 PM; Film Screening starts at 6:15 PM******

  • Film Screening: Black Girls CODE Short Documentary 
  • Discussion on STEM with Black Girls CODE's Founder Kimberly Bryant, Dr. Ruha Benjamin and Dr. Theresa Perry
  • Light Refreshments and Snacks
  • Learn more about the Summer of CODE campaign and Black Girls CODE's vision on educating 1 million girls computer programming

******Doors Open at 5:30 PM; Film Screening starts at 6:15 PM******


Location:

Simmons College

300 The Fenway 

Linda K. Paresky Conference Center

Boston, MA 02115

 

Check out the 3-minute short documentary trailer: 

  

Can't attend but want to support the crowdfunding campaign? Donate Now!

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.; Pittsburgh, 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."

 

FAQs  

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

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

How can I host a screening of the Black Girls CODE short documentary?

Excited to see the short documentary "Black Girls CODE?" Consider hosting one in your community. Sign up now: http://goo.gl/oAifq

Have questions about Screening of Short Documentary "Black Girls CODE" with Boston STEM Network? Contact Black Girls CODE

When & Where


Simmons College
300 Fenway
Boston, MA 02115

Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Black Girls CODE

Our mission is to empower young women of color between the ages of 7-17 to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders and creators.

http://blackgirlscode.com

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