Inspiring Girls to Code
We Use Art to Increase the Number of
Girls Studying Computer Science
Code/Art is a non-profit whose mission is to increase the number of girls studying 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 6,998 girls to date!
Girls taught Code/Art lessons by K-12 Teachers trained by Code/Art
After school CodeHER Clubs & Coding Workshop Participants
Annual Coding Competition Contestants
Through art-infused coding programs, Code/Art provides fun and welcoming early coding opportunities for girls.
CodeHER 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!
TeachHER - Professional Development
Workshops for K-12 art and technology teachers to learn Code/Art’s introductory lessons in order to implement them into their classrooms.
Code/Art Fest & Competition
Annual event highlighting the achievements of young female coders and increasing awareness of opportunities in Computer Science careers.
CodeYourSelf™ Annual Competition
Code/Art’s CodeYourSelf™ National Competition combines creativity, art, and coding to inspire girls to pursue computer science while also helping change society’s view of what a coder looks like. This friendly competition is for girls, non-binary and genderqueer students in grades 3-12 residing in the U.S. Entry period begins in the fall.
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...
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...
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,...
“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., CodeHER 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., CodeHER 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., CodeHER 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., CodeHER Club Student