Making a difference for girls in STEM

Closing the gap requires tapping into girls’ creativity, providing encouragement, and connecting STEM subjects to real-world examples.

  • Access scholarships to help you teach CS

    Unlock opportunity for your students—learn to teach computer science. Microsoft has partnered with Code.org to provide professional development scholarships for middle and high school teachers in the United States, who want to learn to teach computer science.

    Apply for the scholarship
  • Creating access and opportunity

    Teachers, volunteers, and administrators work together with the Microsoft Philanthropies TEALS program, to increase access to computer science education and give all students the tools they need to be future ready.

    Play TEALS program video
  • Taking steps to close the gap

    Tech jobs are among the fastest growing in the country, but only 24 percent of computer scientists are women. With support from Microsoft, Girls Who Code has taught computer science to 90,000 girls.

    Play video of Courtney’s story

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