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Gene/Genius presents CODING FOR GIRLS

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FreyaBiomedical Sciences graduate and STEM fan
AndrewGeophysicist, amateur musician.
Location address: Brighton, BN1 1AL
Chosen age group:

For ages: 9 - 15 years

Available tickets:
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Next date: Wednesday 5th Apr,

A summary

Hello everyone! !!! CHANGE OF DATE - THIS IS NOW ON WEDNESDAY APRIL 5TH at 0930-1430 !!! To celebrate International Womens' Day 2023, Genius Brighton have teamed up with Brighton-based e-commerce agency GENE to put on a FREE fun half-day of tech activities for girls, non-binary and gender-variant young people! You'll learn about the gender gap in computer science in the UK, why it's a problem, and how you can help fix it. There will be inspirational lightning talks with women within the tech and e-commerce industry. They'll be ready to answer your questions about how they got into the industry, what it's really like, and even what they do day-to-day. When you're fired up to begin coding, we'll get hands-on with some electronics and coding. You'll get a simple one-hour introduction to some basic electronics, connecting them to Raspberry Pi computers and programming them using the Python programming language. We'll then use what we've learned to control the Minecraft game. You'll u...

Freya R. Johnson·Biomedical Sciences graduate and STEM fan
I'm a BSc Biomedical Sciences graduate with experience in Python and JavaScript programming languages. In my free time I work with a miniature steam railway, driving real working locomotives for the public and I love swimming. I also volunteer for a charity that supports physical and cognitive disabilities, as a medical writer.
Andrew Riley-Watson·Professional geophysicist, amateur musician.
I'm a practicing geo-scientist living in West Sussex with three children, a dog and a cat. I run Genius Brighton, where I've been teaching educational workshops for several years. I'm also a musician (find me on Spotify!), a runner, and a big believer in lifelong education.

Learning aims

You'll get a fast introduction to one of the world's most important programming languages - Python, and you'll learn how to put together short programs that control simple electronics, and the Minecraft game.

What's provided



Enhanced DBS

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20 Gene Commerce Limited, Middle Street, Brighton, Brighton and Hove, BN1 1AL

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