Google Funding $50 million to inspire girls to code
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Google is offering $20 million funding to this initiative and encouraging young women to show their talent in tech world. Google has has tied up with Girls Inc., Girls Scouts of the USA, Chelsea Clinton, MIT Media Lab, Mindy Kaling, Girls Who Code, Techcrunch and the National Center for Women and Information Technology for the program.
On the blogpost YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said there are “far too few women and far too few young girls” in the technology field, and that less than one percent of high school girls express interest in majoring in computer science.
“Coding is a new literacy and it gives people the potential to create, innovate and quite literally change the world,” - he addedThis is not the first time Google is helping people with its ideas, but also have number for programs earlier also. Yearly Google provides Scholarship's program, Talent hunting and other programs to for the people. Google have taken major initiative to connect the people with internet, and also provides free internet service and education for major of the institution. Google helps online as well as offline also to people.
Last year also Google have launched a great initiative in India called "Help Getting Women Online" which aims to help 50 million women to get online by 2014 year-end