Inspiring Girls to Code.
We are Code/Art.
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.
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 […]
We’re excited to announce that, thanks to an innovation grant from NBC 6 and Telemundo 51, we are able to offer our “Intro to Creative Coding” training FREE to South Florida Title I teachers this summer! Click here to learn more about our upcoming intro to creative coding workshop for teachers. Click here to read […]
On April 20th, at their second quarterly meeting of 2021, members of the newly launched Miami Beach Chapter of 100+ Women Who Care voted to make Code/Art the beneficiary of their Q2 crowd-funding efforts, with additional matching funds from the Richard M Schulze Foundation. Code/Art is a local nonprofit focused on increasing the number of […]
The program provides professional development and continued support to Miami-Dade County public school art teachers, empowering them to teach four art projects per school year that use computer programming as the creative medium. MIAMI, March 7th, 2019 — Code/Art today announced its Empowering Art Teachers to Inspire Next Generation Coders program with support from Microsoft […]
MIAMI—Amy Renshaw (Code/Art Co-founder and President), Ruth Suarez (SCIS Academic Advisor), Cristy Charters (SCIS Instructor), Alejandra Massuh (WICS Student Organization President), and Darlene Holland (Chemistry and Coding Educator) acted as panelists during yesterday’s Women in CS Panel event at Florida International University. Their contribution was invaluable. The Girls Who Code national administration gives a lot […]
“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