Who can start a chapter? Any girl in high school or college can start a CoderGals chapter! No prior coding experience is required by either the teachers or students for our curriculum. Our curriculum is very easy to learn. Who can participate in a CoderGals chapter as a student? CoderGals curriculum is geared toward elementary school girls. You can find out why here. What am I required to do as a CoderGals chapter? You can hold a one-day workshop, weekly club, or summer camp! It's up to you! We believe that a club is the best option as it allows for long-term exposure. All we request is that you fill out a report after each event to let us know what you're up to. Why should I start a CoderGals chapter? You will be a role model to younger girls, be able to share your coding knowledge, help close the gender gap in STEM, have fun, earn community service hours, and give back to your community. What's better than that? Where are chapters located? We currently have chapters in Florida, New Jersey, California, Minnesota, Illinois, and Pennsylvania! We would love to expand to new states through new chapter leaders. Check out our list of chapters! How do I start a chapter? Fill out our form here. What do I need to start a chapter? We provide clubs with a free curriculum. All a club needs is a set of computers, Internet access, and a group of girls ready to learn. Where do I teach a CoderGals chapter? We suggest reaching out to a local elementary school or library. Once you register as a chapter, we will provide you with all of the advice needed to set up. I'm a parent of an elementary school student or a teacher who wants a CoderGals chapter at my school. Contact us here and we will attempt to match you with a high school or college student in your area. If you are a teacher, you can also reach out to your former students who may be interested in starting a chapter and direct them to this website. We cannot guarantee a high school mentor if there is not currently an established chapter in your area. I am a company that would like to sponsor a club, donate supplies, or donate swag. Please fill out our contact form here to talk about a potential partnership.