YWCA TechGYRLS is a free, after school, computer club for girls offered at the YWCA’s across the country, including the YWCA of the Sauk Valley. It helps girls in 4th-6th grade develop skills in the areas of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). This program is vital, exciting, and growing with the number of participants each year. TechGYRLS empowers girls through exploration of computer programming and technology so that they are confident to pursue education and opportunities that offer economic independence.
TechGYRLS builds girls self-esteem and helps them envision future careers in a technology related field. The TechGYRLS programs broadens girls’ knowledge and interests in technology, developing the confidence to use computer tools in whatever profession they pursue, applying critical thinking skills and discovering links between enjoyable technology projects and academic subjects such as science and math. TechGYRLS incorporates the YWCA mission of creating opportunities for women’s growth and leadership.
How you can transform tomorrow:
- Be a speaker or presenter for our program.
- Host a TechGYRLS field trip at your business or organization.
- Make a monetary donation to the YWCA TechGYRLS program.
If you would like further information, please contact us at 815.625.0333.