Caia loves computer science and she’s also an accomplished poet! She says both offer creative outlets, supportive communities, and the chance to take risks.

The Stanford student identifies with the Hopi tribe and works with other women to break barriers and increase Native American representation in tech.

Excitement for programming education is growing in big leaps, thanks to an initiative of the nation’s Education Ministry, in association with Microsoft and

Braving blizzards, butchering caribou, and packing a year of groceries on a barge: For Anna Mekki, it’s just part of the job teaching computer science in Wainwright, Alaska.

The curriculum incorporates this year’s Hour of Code activities and makes the connections between learning computer science and other subjects like language arts, science, math, and more.

Tech entrepreneurs and investors like Marc Benioff, Stacy Brown-Philpot, Mark Cuban, Ashton Kutcher, Ellen Pao, Jennifer Tejada, and more have teamed up in support of expanding CS access.

Finally, a slim majority of high schools offer computer science… but why aren’t there more? Data on this, plus continuing diversity gaps and more, are in our latest report.

From fighting disease to exploring outer space, computer science is everywhere! Celebrate the impacts of CS during this year’s Hour of Code.

Fifi Teklemedhin tripled the size of her robotics team, interned with the State of Utah, and met former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan… all before her senior year.

High school senior Fifi Teklemedhin has been a member of her school’s robotics team and cheerleading squad. (Photo courtesy Fifi Teklemedhin)® is dedicated to expanding access to computer science increasing participation by young women and students from other underrepresented groups.

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