ProjectCSGIRLS is a national youth-driven nonprofit working to close the tech gender gap through running a national computer science competition for middle school girls and workshops around the country. The ProjectCSGIRLS Competition for Middle School Girls challenges participants in 6th to 8th grade to build something using computer science and technology that can help solve an imminent social problem under one of three themes – global health, a safer world, and intelligent technology. [We] pair students with mentors who are either college students majoring in engineering or tech professionals working in the industry [to] prepare them for their futures as the technological leaders of tomorrow.
The lack of women in tech role models inspired Pooja to take action.
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