Raising aspirations and improving opportunities for young women in tech

The summer mini-series has been designed to celebrate and share the achievements of the Generation Code Accelerator programme.

The summer mini-series has been designed to celebrate and share the achievements of the Generation Code Accelerator programme with the wider UK Youth Movement.

Each session will focus on a different element of the programme and will uncover real-life examples of how youth services have been able to embed digital opportunities into their youth work. Each week we will also invite guest speakers from Microsoft and digital experts to discuss how they are working to connect the youth work and digital sectors.

Session topic Week 3: Raising aspirations and improving opportunities for young women in tech • How organisations are working to engage more young women and girls in tech • Overcoming common misconceptions and barriers which girls may have about

STEM subjects • What are ‘girls only’ coding clubs why are they important? • What benefits can mentors bring to digital programmes? Guest Speakers (TBC) Michele Meehan, Youth Scotland, YMCA Paisley Guest, Microsoft External Guest, TBC

More info For more information and access to resources and events to support young people join the UK Youth Movement - www.ukyouth.org/our-movement If you have any questions please email movement@ukyouth.org

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