Girls Who Code Opens Application for Free Summer Immersion Program

Girls Who Code, a national non-profit working to close the gender gap in technology, is opened its application on January 16th for their free Summer Immersion Program in Newark, Hoboken and Jersey City. The deadline to apply is March 16th. Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Programs are FREE 7-week summer programs for 10th-11th grade girls to learn computer science, get exposure to tech jobs and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of girls across the US.

In the Summer Immersion Program girls learn about: tech companies (meeting female engineers and getting inside look at tech roles in the world’s top companies), project-based learning (real-world projects in art, storytelling, robotics, video games, websites and more) and sisterhood (developing lifelong friendships with a supportive, diverse community of girls.)

In addition to providing free programs in Newark, Hoboken and Jersey City this summer, Girls Who Code provides summer stipends to cover transportation and living costs for Summer Immersion Program students, available for all Summer Immersion Program applicants who qualify.

New Jersey girls in 10th and 11th grade are encouraged to apply online. The Summer Immersion Program application can be found at For more information, contact Eve Balick, the New Jersey Regional Partnership Coordinator at

Click here to sign up for Baristanet's free daily emails and news alerts.