Kimberly Bryant , an electrical engineer who had worked in biotech for over 20 years, founded Black Girls Code in to rectify the underrepresentation of female African-Americans in the technology industry. Bryant was inspired to start BGC after her gamer daughter, Kai, attended a computing summer camp and was disappointed in the experience. She also noted that the boys at the camp were given much more attention from the counselors than the few girls there. In , Bryant convinced her colleagues from Genentech to create a six-week coding curriculum for girls of color. Her first educational series started in the basement of a college prep institution, and attended by a dozen girls, including her daughter. On January , a tech consultancy company called ThoughtWorks invested in Bryant's initiative, providing her access to space and resources, and allowing the organization to prosper into an internationally recognized non-profit. As of December , BGC has a total of 15 chapters. Headquartered in Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco , the organization grew to 2, students by August within the 7 established institutions  operating in 7 States across the US, as well as in Johannesburg , South Africa.
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Morris in Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools , is a condition that has plagued black girls and women for time immemorial. In short, black girls are devalued based on how others perceive them. As evidence, Morris offers the historical account of a black teen named Claudette Colvin , who refused to relinquish her bus seat to a white passenger in March before Rosa Parks made history with the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Colvin was seemingly an ideal role model against segregated busing—she was an A student who had studied Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, and Jim Crow racial injustices.
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