After watching her beloved grandmother become increasingly forgetful over the past few years due to Alzheimer’s disease, 14-year-old Emma Yang decided to use her coding skills to help make a difference.
Yang, whose grandma began showing symptoms of the chronic neurodegenerative disease when she was 7 or 8 years old, decided to create an app for her as soon as she learned how to code.
An African woman has launched a movement in China that aims to help young girls and women learn how to code.
Meet Mariéme Jamme, a Senegalese-born British businesswoman who was trafficked to prostitution as a teenager, but now stands as one of Africa’s leading female technopreneurs.
The work of women coders tends to be over-scrutinized because of gender bias, according to a new study.
The research, conducted by the Cal Poly and North Carolina State University computer science departments, involved studying about 3 million suggestions submitted on technology website GitHub, where software developers collaborate on projects, provide criticism or share input on user-created software code.