Empoder Latinas Code
Empowering the next generation of diverse leaders in tech
Empoder Latinas Code Summer Immersion Program for middle school girls is a free 3-week Virtual program that will run from July 19th - August 6th, 2021.
"Learning to code at Empoder amongst such a supportive and inspiring community of Latina girls sparked my passion for computer-science and motivated me to take 3 years of computer-science in high-school. It is the reason why I am off to college to be a computer engineer!"
Clara A. ~Alumna of Summer Immersion Program
Empoder at a Glance
of students we serve are underserved
98% of our students qualify for free/reduced lunch and 96% identify as Latina.
High-School Computer Science
70% of girls who completed our Empoder Latinas Code summer immersion program went on to take computer-science in high-school (compared to 1% of Latinas nationwide)
Major in Computer-Science in College
60% of our alumna in college are majoring in computer-science (Only 1% of all CS majors nationwide are Latina)
Empoder Latinas Code students and #TeachCS TA's meet with YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki