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Go Code Girl

We are offering a new opportunity for girls called Go CODE Girl that provides an exciting free opportunity for girls in grades 7 to 10 across Ontario.

 Saturday March 7, 2020 (8:30am - 12:30 pm)


What is CODE? Today, software forms the backbone of our interconnected and digital world. This includes everything from smart machines, to our communication systems and to the cars we drive. Coding is the ability to read and write in a language that a computer can understand so that you can instruct a computer how to perform complex tasks. Learning to code can lead to increased digital confidence, a different way of thinking about problems and the ability to understand and use technology to help develop creative solutions in almost any discipline. Go CODE Girl will educate, inspire and equip girls with the digital skills, confidence and resources needed to pursue education in technology, computing and engineering.

Camp Availability

Go Code Girl: March 7, 2020 All spots have been filled  Register Now

About Go Code Girl

Go ENG Girl  and Go CODE Girl are exciting events for young women in grades 7 to 10.  Over 16 Faculties and Schools of Engineering across Canada are presenting GO ENG Girl and Go CODE Girl programs which includes hands-on activities to showcase the wide range of undergraduate programs and future careers that are available in engineering. There will be opportunities to meet role models, engineering students, faculty members and participate in fun and interactive activities in small groups.

Parents are welcome for an informative Q&A session about the field of engineering.

The Go ENG Girl and Go CODE Girl programs are being coordinated by the Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWiE) with the support of the Council of Ontario Deans of Engineering (CODE). All Faculties and Schools of Engineering are working together to encourage young women to discover exciting opportunities in engineering and to ensure that old stereotypes of the profession are dispelled. 

Capacity is at 50 for grades 7-10

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Grade 7-10 Girls

Tentative AGENDA Saturday, March 7, 2020

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. McMaster University
John Hodgins Engineering Building


8:30 a.m.         Registration for Go CODE Girl Participants                                  JHE-Annex Hallway

9:00 a.m.          Welcome and Opening Remarks                                                   
                          Kim Jones, Chair, Ontario Network for 
                          Women in Engineering (ONWiE)                      
                          Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

9:05 a.m.        Sponsor:  Arcelor Mittal Dofasco                                                     
                        Mr. Richard Do Couto, Senior Specialist,
                        Corporate Responsibility

9:10 a.m.       Claire Benseon & Jessica Radko

9:20 a.m.        Venture Academy       

 9:30 a.m.         Hands – on – Activity                                                                        
                           Snack in Classrooms

12:00 p.m.       Survey, Raffles, Picture                                                                                                                                                         

12:30 p.m.       Farewell




It is recommended you park in parking lot i. Event is being held in JHE-Annex (Building 16A). 

Cost is $8.00 for Saturday.

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Check out photos from our Go Code Girl event on Saturday March 7th.

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