We’re proud to be featured in The Straits Times today! In Singapore’s English flagship newspaper, we shared our experience and thoughts on bridging the gender gap in the area of STEM.
“Given the right environment, girls can realise their potential,” our Director, Candice Wang, says. She is also a proud mother in the STEM field whose daughter attends weekly classes at Coding Lab.
“Given the right environment, girls can realise their potential,”Candice Wang, Director of Coding Lab
Did you know that at Coding Lab, we ensure a gender-neutral environment to encourage students of all genders and ages to code? Some examples of how we do so include:
- Showcasing a good mix of projects by girls and boys
- Building programs, games and animations around students’ favourite cartoons and topics (eg. Disney shows and princesses)
- Gender-neutral questions and exercises
Our superstar coder and University of Texas (Austin) scholarship recipient, Sarah Go, is also featured! She talks about her experience as a female in STEM and how her parents and environment has helped her to excel. Read her blog features here and here.
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