Cyber Security Competitions for Girls in US and UK
Dates: February 20 – February 25, 2018
Start time: 9:00AM
Registration opens: January 29, 2018
Registration is opening soon for the high school girls GirlsGoCyberStart competition in 16 US states. The competition is open to all high school girls (public/private/home-schooled) in the following states (HI, NV, CO, WY, TX, IA, IN, MS, NC, MD, WV, DE, NJ, NY, CT, VT, and American Samoa) and the schools don’t have to participate – the kids can play from home. Last year’s US competition had 3,500 participants (reports from the participating states posted at cyberstart.us)
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High School Coding Competition
Monmouth University – Friday, February 23, 2018
The Computer Science/Software Engineering department at Monmouth University is hosting a high school coding competition on Friday, February 23. If you are interested contact Professor Jamie Kretsch.
Marauder Maker Fest
Mount Olive District – Saturday, March 10, 2018
In celebration of New Jersey Makers Day, Mount Olive School District will have its first Marauder Maker Fest in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic Mount Olive District FIRST Robotics Competition Power Up! There will be tours, exhibits, musical performances, workshops, and much more. If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Dr. Gretel Pérez, 973-691-4008, ext. 8410.
CSTASNJ- CS Competition for High School Students
Stockton University – Friday, March 16th
Girls Who Code, a national non-profit working to close the gender gap in technology, is opening its application on January 16, 2018 for their free Summer Immersion Program in Newark and Jersey City. The final application deadline is March 16, 2018. Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Programs are FREE 7-week summer programs for 10th-11th grade girls to learn computer science, get exposure to tech jobs and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of girls across the US.
In the Summer Immersion Program girls learn about: tech companies (meeting female engineers and getting inside look at tech roles in the world’s top companies), project-based learning (real-world projects in art, storytelling, robotics, video games, websites and more) and sisterhood (developing lifelong friendships with a supportive, diverse community of girls.)
In addition to providing free programs in Newark and Jersey City this summer, Girls Who Code provides summer stipends to cover transportation and living costs for Summer Immersion Program students, available for all Summer Immersion Program applicants who qualify.
New Jersey girls in 10th and 11th grade are encouraged to apply online. To register (starting 1/16/2018) or read more about this program click the button below.
Contact Eve Balick, the New Jersey Regional Partnership Coordinator with questions.