From the other side of the world, girl in Kenya learns computer coding at UWM

From the other side of the world, girl in Kenya learns computer coding at UWM

When a 10-year-old girl in Nairobi wanted to learn more about computers, her mother found her best option some 8,000 miles away. Working online, Elsie Maingi enrolled in the Girls Who Code program at UWM.

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UWM information studies students pilot data science initiative

A technology company hopes a philanthropic initiative, aimed at getting more undergraduate and graduate students informed and interested in data-based research, will grow following a successful pilot program at UWM’s School of Information Studies. The Data Intelligence Project will nurture the “next generation of data enthusiasts,” Alation Inc., said in announcing its effort in July. […]