December 8, 2015

Girls Who Code Makes Its Way Into A Mobile Game

girlswhocodeA major factor that deters girls from pursuing computer science is the perception that coders are mostly white and male, according to a recent Google-commissioned Gallup survey. Thatâs why non-profit organization Girls Who Code has partnered with mobile game-maker Pixelberry Studios to tell the story of a young girl coder in its flagship game, âHigh School Story.â

The coder, named Gabriela, will be the first tech-related character featured in âHigh School Story,â a game that over 30% of high school girls in the U.S. have played, according to Pixelberry.

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