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CodeGirl

This documentary follows a global competition that addresses technology workforce gender disparity by encouraging young women to enter the field.

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Focusing on the lack of women in technology, "CodeGirl" seeks to make a difference by offering a positive representation of entrepreneurial girls excelling in the field.

Join high school-aged girls from around the world as they try to better their community through technology and collaboration in this thrilling, heartfelt documentary. By 2017, the app market will be valued at $77 Billion. Over 80% of these developers are male. The Technovation Challenge aims to change that by empowering girls worldwide to develop apps for an international competition. From rural Moldova to urban Brazil to suburban Massachusetts, "Codegirl" follows teams who dream of holding their own in the world’s fastest-growing industry. The winning team gets $10K to complete and release their app, but every girl discovers something valuable along the way.

Director
Lesley Chilcott
Genres
Documentary
Country
USA
Language
French, English, Portuguese, Spanish
Available
Apr 1 2016

Focusing on the lack of women in technology, "CodeGirl" seeks to make a difference by offering a positive representation of entrepreneurial girls excelling in the field.