THE OPPORTUNITY IS PARAMOUNT
Tech Jobs are the Fastest Growing in North America.
Over the next 10 years there will be a shortage of 1 Million+ people to fill technology roles in North America. Female participation is the key to stemming the tide and build a disruptive, diverse Canadian tech industry.
There’s Just One Problem
Girls are Being Left Behind...
Long held societal beliefs about women’s roles, discrimination in the workplace and lack of opportunity discourages girls from pursuing computer science.
In the past 30 years, the percentage of women working in STEM has barely changed. In 1987, women represented 20% of the STEM workforce, today they still only represent, 22%.
Female Representation in STEM Fields
Of girls would consider tech jobs in the future.
It’s Not too late.
Hackergal is Changing this Bleak Landscape
After our hackathons:
of girls became more interested in computer science industry after participating in our Hackathons.
of girls really enjoyed our hackathon!
Let’s Inspire Girls Together
Whether you’re an educator, sponsor, volunteer or parent we’d love to hear about your ideas and get involved with us.
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