• Missoula Current

    A program born in Missoula last year to give girls and young women the skills needed to pursue a STEM education and break through long-standing gender barriers is going statewide this academic year, as Montana Code Girls expands its reach.

  • Missoulian

    They were two of 28 young women who participated in the Montana Code Girls pilot class, which is a free, after-school technology program open to all Montana girls ages 9-19. The mission is to inspire and empower more girls to get interested in careers in the science, technology, engineering and math fields, known as STEM.

  • Better Montana Jobs

    Montana Code Girls, the youth initiative under Big Sky Code Academy, is a new program aimed at providing opportunities for girls and young women in Montana to develop their skills in the STEM fields. After a successful pilot earlier this year, this fall they will launch their first statewide after school program, a two-hour, twice-a-week class where girls ages 9-19 work with coaches and mentors from tech fields to learn coding. The class lasts the entire school year, and is FREE