Featured in Libraries Fill the App Gap | American Libraries Magazine

https://twitter.com/kaylayleung/status/920337873055993856 There’s a new article on American Libraries’ site with 30,000+ readers ft. the Congressional App Challenge and my community work with hosting library coding workshops written by Rachel Décoste, Director of the Congressional App Challenge. https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/blogs/the-scoop/libraries-fill-app-gap-congressional-app-challenge/ Libraries Fill the App … Continue reading Featured in Libraries Fill the App Gap | American Libraries Magazine

Teaching Perth Amboy Girls Can Code Summer Mobile App Workshop

More pictures from the 3-Day Mobile App Programming workshop I held at the Perth Amboy Public Library (8/9-8/11). Perth Amboy has the 2nd largest Hispanics population in NJ. It was so much fun meeting and getting to know all these girls as well as watching them progress incredibly in their coding skills! Continue reading Teaching Perth Amboy Girls Can Code Summer Mobile App Workshop

Teaching East Brunswick Girls Can Code Summer Mobile App Workshop

I had a wonderful time teaching a dozen girls coding during the 3-Day Mobile App Programming workshop I held at the East Brunswick Library (8/7-8/9). So many girls came into the workshop having no programming knowledge whatsoever and left knowing how to designing their own mobile app with MIT App Inventor! Here are some pictures from the workshop:       Continue reading Teaching East Brunswick Girls Can Code Summer Mobile App Workshop

Technovation Semifinalist – Girls Can Code Team

Congrats to ‘The Power Pixels’ Girls Can Code Junior Team of OHS Middle Schoolers Narmana, Nicole, Beth, Hannah, and Taly for their UN Sustainable Peace goal app Silver Lining! They were just announced as Semifinalist in the 2017 Technovation Challenege, placing in the top 50 internationally out of over 11,000 girls who competed. Having mentored the team and throughout the entire process of conceiving the app idea to them building the app in Android Studio, I’m so incredibly proud of them and their hard work! Judges Comments: “The work is superior, well-polished and cohesive.” “You demonstrated a strong understanding of Java. … Continue reading Technovation Semifinalist – Girls Can Code Team