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A NEW REALITY: Tech Summit for Girls

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A NEW REALITY: Tech summit for girls from marginalised communities in New York City, Saturday, August 18th. Presented by Wofemtech Solutions & ForUsGirls Foundation hosted by SAP Next-Gen #SheInnovates community in support of UN Women and sponsoted by ThinkSYS Inc. This FREE full day summit is for girls aged 10-17 yearsold. The day starts with registration at 8 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. with a provided breakfast & lunch.

The summit goal is to spark innovative creativity in the minds of young marginalized girls from NYC communities to consider careers in STEM. Currently, black women and women of color represent less than 9% of Apple employees, 4% of at Facebook, and less than 4% at Google (techcrunch). The urgency and focus on girls of color in tech is high and necessary.