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Coding, Equity, and Virtual Learning Made Simple with Girls Who Code is a poster in the 2020 PNLA Virtual Poster Session. We encourage you to engage in discussion by leaving a comment on the page. The author of the poster will respond to comments the week of August 4-7, 2020.
Presenter: Emily Ong
Track: Public & School Libraries
Abstract: Are you looking for easy ways to implement equity-focused STEM programs into your library — either in-person or virtually? Join Emily Ong, Senior Manager of Community Partnerships & Outreach at Girls Who Code, to learn best practices for building inclusive and holistic coding programs with adaptable options for the virtual learning landscape. Through a walkthrough of the Girls Who Code Clubs model, you will gain tangible tips and activities you can implement right away and learn how to unlock Girls Who Code’s free virtual resources and curriculum for 3-12th graders of all skill-levels and genders.
About the Presenter: Emily Ong is the Senior Manager of Community Partnerships and Outreach at Girls Who Code, an international nonprofit that works to close the gender gap in tech. Before devoting her work to Girls Who Code, Emily had previously served in community organizer roles at GO Project, United Way of NYC, Greater Oaks Charter School, and New York University to fight for positive change within historically underserved communities. She received both her BA and her MPA in Public & Nonprofit Management & Policy from New York University. With this experience, Emily aspires to bring people together with purpose, creativity, and a steadfast dedication to social justice.
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