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CCS’ 2nd annual “Girl Scouts Can” Tech Event draws 38 Participants

On December 4, 2016, CCS Training & Outreach had the pleasure of welcoming 38 Girl Scouts to the second annual “Girl Scouts Can” Tech Event. The girls were eager and enthusiastic to meet computer scientists and graduate students in computational fields who led them through activities designed to create a scaffold of computational thinking and inquiry. Dr. Mahsa Mirzargar, a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science,...

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“She Innovates Tech” Event for Girls, Saturday, 10/29/2016

"She Innovates Tech"—a collaboration between CCS and CODeLLA—aims to inspire girls in Miami-Dade County between the ages of 9 and 17 to become next-generation innovators, problem solvers, and digital creators. This event is intended to build their skill sets and their confidence, while inspiring and encouraging them to pursue STEM education and careers. According to, Florida had only 2,114 computer science graduates in 2014,...

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