The LSU Center for Computation & Technology (CCT) and Louisiana Alliance for Simulation-Guided Materials Applications (LA-SiGMA) invites girls 9-10th grade to participate in a one-day educational experience. PC4G wants girls to experience the fun of programming, and engage them before they make their senior high school subject choices. It’s designed to be: Approachable, Fun, Educational, and Challenging!
Date: December 7, 2013 (Saturday)
Location: Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, LA
Digital Media Center, West Lakeshore Drive @ East Parker
Registration: (FREE) Girls may sign up as either a team of two or individually, for which they will be assigned a team member. Grades 9th or 10th only; there is no need for any prior programming knowledge. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.
Scope: Their goal is to engage ninth and tenth grade girls in computer science and introduce them to young women undergraduate and graduate students in STEM disciplines. This event is a fun-filled chance to learn computer programming through storytelling.
To see an example of a past challenge, click here.
For more information, contact Kathy Traxler: ktraxler (at) cct.lsu.edu or 225-279-2540 or visit the Programming Challenge for Girls 2013 event page.