girls + data
it starts with a single data point
Providing middle school girls with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) learning opportunities in data and analytics.
developing the next generation of data leaders
Data powers the world and we help students understand how it’s collected and used in order to become knowledgeable and responsible digital citizens and data-driven decision makers.
women hold only 18% of data science jobs in the United States.
We're on a mission to change that!
why girls + data?
Only ~55% of women felt informed about the career opportunities in data science
Companies are in search of data scientists but female STEM students aren't considering a career in the field
Only 48% of women students surveyed agreed that data scientists spend time solving real-life problems
15-22% of all professionals in data science-related roles are women
No other dedicated data programs for girls exist today
Women make up ~55% of university graduates but account for just over 1/3 of STEM degrees
What’s Keeping Women Out of Data Science?
"I really like how girls + data events give real-life examples of how to find and organize data. It's so much easier to understand than just reading a manual. I also like how the hands-on experiences give you a taste of what you can do with data in life."
- girls + data repeat student