We Use Art to Inspire
Girls in Computer Science.
Code/Art’s Innovative Approach
Code/Art is on a mission to increase the number of girls in computer science by delighting and inspiring them with the creative possibilities of computer programming. We strive to put young women, particularly young women from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, on track for future tech careers by providing welcoming early coding programs that focus on art, creativity and social good.
We have reached over 7,000 girls to date!
Girls taught Code/Art lessons by K-12 Teachers trained by Code/Art
After school Code/Art Clubs & Coding Workshop Participants
Annual Coding Competition Contestants
Through art-infused coding programs, Code/Art provides fun and welcoming early coding opportunities for girls.
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Code/Art offers year round programming for both K-12 Students and Educators.
Workshops and school year support for K-12 art and tech teachers to learn Code/Art’s introductory lessons in order to implement them into their classrooms.
CODE/ART CLUBS & WORKSHOPS
Online and in-person coding clubs where girls learn web development, mobile apps, 3D modeling, game design, and code their own artwork in community!
Now Open for Submissions!
Code/Art’s national competitions combine creativity, art, and coding to inspire girls to pursue computer science while also helping change society’s view of what a coder looks like. These friendly competitions are for girls, non-binary and genderqueer students in grades 3-12 residing in the U.S. Entry period runs from October through February.
“I really love Code/Art! As a student, they taught me so much about coding and helped guide me to pursue a career in an industry where there aren’t many women.”
Sophia A., Code/Art Club Student
“It bonds her to a network of extraordinary young women who have a shared passion for computer science and art.”
Saif I., Parent
“I love coding and art and I loved how you could add them together to make something beautiful.”
Valentina N., Code/Art Club Student
“She’s gaining knowledge in something I wouldn’t know how to teach. Mrs. Tellez is a very talented, intelligent, patient teacher!”
Barbara A., Parent
“I now feel very confident about being able to teach these Code/Art lessons to my students during our summer camp week. Thanks for making the learning so fun and accessible!”
Kristine B., Teacher
“Knowing that I can understand and manipulate computers and software, and the freedom to code what I want are my favorite aspects of coding.”
Amy Z., Code/Art Club Student
“Previously she had no interest in coding. Now she sees the value and is not so resistant. The club opened new possibilities for her.”
Christiane A., Parent
“I love when you look back at your code and it looks really complex it’s really cool to think “wow I did that and I understand it.””
Camila P., Code/Art Club Student
And that’s a wrap on our 2022 Hispanic Heritage Month; “Tech es Para Todos!” event! For this one-of-kind event, we partnered with the South Florida tech ed community to bring programming and resources to students and parents from Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Title 1 Migrant Education Program in Homestead, FL. This was the first project […]
We’re thrilled to share that Code/Art’s CEO & Founder, Amy Renshaw, has been awarded the 2022 Thelma Gibson Award, in the category of Technology, for her work at Code/Art! The award highlights Amy’s drive to increase gender equity in tech by increasing female representation in computer science. In the 6 years since Code/Art was founded, […]
This year’s first Art + Tech Talk focused on the intersection of the analog and digital. Lovers of tech and art came together to listen to visual artist Felice Gordin in conversation with Ellie Hayworth. Felice shared about her projects surrounding augmented reality, generative art, and how she collaborated with the Perez Art Museum Miami […]
We’re honored to have partnered with Ingram Micro Cloud through their Cloud Summit’s Women in Cloud Program. As part of our partnership, Ingram Micro sponsored a school year CodeHER Club as well as donated $20,000 for student scholarships. Additionally, our CEO and Co-Founder, Amy Renshaw, was invited to be a keynote speaker during #CloudSummit2022. With […]
Gabriela Martinez, a student at FIU, is a citizen graphic designer whose Design Is Change [DECHA] project focused on advocating for women in STEM. DECHA is a semester-long research project in collaboration with community-based non-profits. We are honored to have had Gabriela choose to work with Code/Art for her project on highlighting the creative world […]
We are excited to announce that Code/Art is one of 30 organizations that AstraZeneca will be supporting as part of the “ACT on Health Equity: Community Solutions Challenge”, directly benefiting our Future Tech LeadHERS Program! Code/Art has been selected, out of 1,350 applications, as one of recipients of the grant to continue serving the youth […]
We’re honored to have been featured in the The Miami Herald this month through a wonderful piece written by Nancy Dahlberg. The article highlights Code/Art’s mission to increase the number of girls studying computer science by merging tech and art, thus challenging the preconceived notion among young students that “coding is boring.” “Looking at the […]
MIAMI, FL, October 20, 2021 – Code/Art today announced it will be expanding its award-winning Intro to Creative Coding Professional Development (PD) program to five key cities with support from the PPG Foundation. The $43,500 grant will be used to train and equip up to 75 K-12 teachers in Miami, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Detroit, and Huntsville […]
New York, NY, October 19, 2021—Following an unprecedented year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s virtual 2021 CSforAll Summit announces and lifts up 191 CSforALL Commitments from 115 organizations made by our member community. During this two-day event, the CSforALL community will celebrate the incredible progress organizations continue to make in advancing the K-12 computer […]
We are so proud to announce that our own Lisa Hauser is the recipient of the AnitaB.org 2021 Educational Innovation Abie Award for her work with Code/Art and Miami-Dade County Public Schools to make CS education more inclusive and accessible to young women! Daring to elevate women in tech is an important role many of us play every day. This year we celebrate […]