What is ChickTech: High School?
ChickTech: High School is a free program that includes interactive tech workshops, mentoring, and internship connections for 8th- to 12th-grade female, non-binary, and other gender minority students (including transgender youth of any gender presentation or identity).
Why we exist:
Many young women and non-binary adults do not reach their potential in tech because they were told it wasn’t for them. Some are led to think it is too difficult; others do not have role models in the field to help encourage and guide them. ChickTech: High School exists to break down the barriers preventing historically-marginalized youth from thriving in STEM.
Our program is designed to be super-inclusive. We encourage all students to tell us about any ways we can reduce or eliminate barriers to joining when they register.
What students can expect:
📆 Interactive workshops, from video game design to robotics, web development to career planning
🤗 A supportive Discord community to chat about tech (& beyond!)
👩🏽🔬 Mentorship opportunities with industry professionals working in STEM fields
❌ NO attendance requirements or assignments
❌ NO cost or fees—joining is 100% free