Girls Who Code
Forbes.com recently highlighted an exciting opportunity focused on developing girls coding skills, the summer immersion program is called Girls Who Code. The article features testimonials from participants and the story of Reshma Saujani, creator of the organization. Check out the article "Girls Who Code: How One Woman Is Closing The Gender Gap In Tech"
for an inspiring story on one woman's passion to provide opportunities for girls and women to develop competitive skills in the STEM field.
-Forbes.com, Northwestern Mutual Voice Team, 06/10/2015
AAUW Colorado e-Network
Quote of the Month
“I’m a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have decided to say no.”
-Nujood Ali, I am Nujood
AAUW Colorado eNetwork Updates
The Colorado eNetwork is a branch of American Association of University Women, and as such, has a governing Coordinating Council. If you’ve ever thought you’d like to have a hand in programming or organizational operations, now is the chance! Our council holds office for one year starting in July, and we know we’d benefit from your good ideas. If you’d like to know more about serving, virtually, on the Council, we’re interested in hearing from you. Send a note to Heidi and let’s connect: COeNetworkAAUW@gmail.com.
AAUW State & National Updates
AAUW National Conference is a week away in sunny San Diego! Check out more information about the history of the AAUW convention and details about this years convention by clicking here.
Learn more about Equal Pay Day! 78 cents doesn't tell the whole (equal pay) story
Congratulations to AAUW 2015 Grant and Fellowship Awardees!
Can you believe it's our third summer book club?!
Join us and read along!
RSVP to the Colorado eNetwork Summer Book Club at COeNetworkAAUW@gmail.com or at our Facebook event page, where log-in info will be posted for each discussion: https://www.facebook.com/events/891874647542318/
You can see our books past and present at our Goodreads shelf so your reading list can be even more full!
Thanks to knowledgeable facilitators, modern technology, and being the smart lifelong learners you are, you'll be able to participate whether you've read the book or not. You can plan on tuning in for one month or all to discuss these books with us.
June 10, 6PM MT: I am Nujood
July 27: The Dressmaker of Khair Khana
August 19: A Fighting Chance
Are you interested in being a virtual mentor? The eNetwork hopes to design an online mentoring program for early career professionals following this webinar. Can you help? Contact COeNetworkAAUW@gmail.com.
Looking for more good reads after the eNetwork Book Club?
Check out these 4 books