Initiatives encourage women to code

Gender rows almost seem part and parcel of the web industry these days but new initiatives are striving to set more diverse foundations for the web's future, by encouraging young women and girls to take up coding.

November 27 will see the launch of Entrepreneur First's Code First: Girls, which will teach female graduates basic coding and technical skills. And for young girls, e-skills UK is running Computer Club for Girls (CC4G), aiming to encourage the development of skills and an interest in IT and coding.

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