What if more girls today would see programming and working in technology as a viable career option?
Even though there are a lot more girls working in programming and technology today than there were in the nineties when I was a teenager, men are still representing the major part of the workforce.
Programming a Better Future is a hackaton for girls 13 to 16 years old where they get to program a prototype of their own idea for an app. In october I participated in the event in Buenos Aires as a mentor accompanying the girls in their learning experience.
The creators of Ricomío: Venus Olivari, Brenda Rihsmoller and Naiara Gnes Nella from Colegio Francesco Faá di Bruno.
Here you can read Carolina Hadad´s original post on Medium about the event. Thank you everyone for a great event!
Photos from Hyper Islands recruitment event in Buenos Aires november 12 2014. An opportunity for students and press to get an insight into what it’s like being a student.
February 26 I held a workshop for Hyper Island in Buenos Aires. The purpose of the workshop was to give the participants an idea of what it’s like to be a Hyper Island student. To achieve this we performed an idea generation exercise but I also talked about the history and methodology of Hyper Island as well as sharing my experience as a previous student.
Brainstorm mood. Remember to be positive and aim for quantity.
Helping out a group to see the problem from a new perspective.
In the end all participants got to present the ideas. We finished with a reflection session where the participants got to share how they felt working with the idea and we also had time to ask questions about Hyper Island.
I’m available to perform workshops for companies, agencies and schools. If you would like to know more about my workshops send me and email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Photos by Miguel Peña