New resources & opportunities launching this Fall!

September 29, 2022

Hey Hackergals! 

This Fall, we had some exciting new launches to help students get back-to-school and back-to-code! Hackergal introduced brand new resources and opportunities to help girls embark on the new school year. Here’s a recap of everything that was launched in September! 

Career Connections on Hackergal Hub

Get ready to explore the vast world of tech through the lens of real life Canadian women-identifying leaders who are working in a variety of exciting tech roles! Career Connections is a brand new Explore resource available on Hackergal Hub that will allow you to delve into unique profiles of women from companies such as Netflix, CIBC, GM, and many more. All of these diverse leaders are doing impactful work and changing the face of the industry. Visit Hackergal Hub today to learn about their journeys, job misconceptions, fun facts, and what inspires them as an underrepresented group in tech!

Launching the 2022/2023 Hackergal x RBCx Scholarship

Hackergal is proud to announce the official launch of the Hackergal Scholarship Program! The Hackergal Scholarship Program seeks to empower students to realize their potential as future leaders in STEAM. This year’s 2022/2023 scholarship is sponsored by RBCx and will be awarded to two eligible participants from our Ambassador Program. Winners of the scholarship will have the opportunity to participate in Hackergal’s Board of Directors for one year! This scholarship allows self-identifying girls and non-binary learners to jump-start their future in tech! For more information about the program, visit our Scholarship page.

Level 2: Hackergal Junior Programmer 

We are excited to introduce Level 2: Hackergal Junior Programmer, a new coding level, on Hackergal Hub! Level 2 is a project-based level, focused on creating an interactive board game that explores new topics with every lesson. Over the course of 9 lessons, Hackergals gain an understanding of the evolution of board games to more advanced digital gaming technologies and explore new commands. This fun and innovative level will help cultivate coding concepts for Hackergals in grades 6-9! 

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