"This is what the next generation of engineers looks like
Black Girls CODE introduces young girls of color to computer programming, mobile app development, robotics and other STEM fields, so the girls can learn how to build the tools they want to see in the world. The non-profit is a global organization, with chapters in Oakland, Calif., Atlanta, New York and even South Africa, with expansion to eight more cities planned for next year. Every chapter targets girls of color between the ages of 7 and 17, formative years for capturing the girls’ interest in STEM and building their self-confidence.
"Science is magic, and our girls are opening their eyes to the fact that they can learn to become the magicians," says Bryant, who launched the company with a class of 12 girls.
But the reach of Black Girls CODE has grown exponentially in two years; the roster now exceeds 2,000 girls. Bryant was named one of the White House’s Champions for Change in the tech sector, and Black Girls Code was named one the “2012 Most Innovative Nonprofit.”
Back in march we kickstarted the Story War card game and our most ambitious stretch goal was to make a cartoon based on the game! And now, 8 months later, it’s finally here!
The cartoon was written by KC Green and it was animated and voiced by the insanely talented Lindsay and Alex Small-Butera! We also collaborated with Tom Milsom and infinitefreefall on the score and Josiah Files on the backgrounds! Also the original character designs were created by Vondell Swain! We spent months writing, re-writing, drawing and re-drawing storyboards and animatics until our eyes fell out of her heads to get to this point!
We hope you guys enjoy it!
Hello everyone! The cartoon Alex and I have been working on for several months premiered today on Cartoon Hangover! It would be awesome if you checked it out. Thank you guys!