Program Draws Miami Girls into Computer Sciences

Jul 25, 2014 9:30 AM ET

Fixing gender imbalances in the tech industry won't happen overnight, but some 40 Miami girls are looking to give it a try.

The high school students are spending their summer learning to code in an intensive workshop.

The program from the Verizon Foundation and the nonprofit Girls Who Code is part of a nationwide effort to encourage girls to pursue computer science fields. The teens learn mobile app development, web design and robotics.

See the full article from the original source, The Associated Press.