Short Film: “BLACK GIRLS CODE”
Every once in a while we get to combine our passions for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Education and film. Here’s one of those moments.
This film is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition and is in the running to become the $100,000 Grand Prize Winner. It could also be named an Audience Favorite if it’s among the ten that receives the most votes. If you love it, vote for it. Click on the VOTE button in the top right corner of the video player. Note that voting may not be available on all mobile platforms, and browser cookies must be enabled to vote.
Black Girls Code will change the world. By introducing young girls of color into the fields of science and technology, they are bridging the digital divide. These are the innovators of tomorrow.
Directed by: Shanice Johnson
Produced by: Janet Robinson
Filmed and Edited by: Shanice Johnson
Kimberly Bryant, Founder of Black Girls Code
Carol Fife, Mother and Volunteer
Kerrie Holley, IBM Fellow and Chief Technology Officer
Asatta Conley, Black Girls Code Student
Music by: Bronze Candidate
Special Thanks To: Kimberly Bryant, IBM, The Computer History museum, NASA and the young change-makers and parents of Black Girls Code.