“Getting young girls engaged in science, engineering, technology and math has become a key focus for educators and organizations around the country. For Dr. Tonya Matthews, the chief executive officer and president of the Michigan …Read more →
Code.org CS in Algebra
Code.org has partnered with Bootstrap to develop a curriculum which teaches algebraic and geometric concepts through computer programming targeted towards middle school students
Code.org CS in Science
Code.org has partnered with the award-winning Project GUTS (Growing Up Thinking Scientifically) to deliver a middle school science program consisting of four instructional modules and professional development for the introduction of computer science concepts into science classrooms within the context of modeling and simulation.
DAPCEP (Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program)
Youth innovative educational programming in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine
AccelerateKID: Digital Girlz Club.
Digital Girlz $15 (Ages 9-14)
Get a sneak peak into the life of an ‘artis-tech‘ career within the tech industry (web designer or developer, graphic designer, book publisher, etc..). At the Digital Girls Club, lead by Digerati Girls, Inc. (a non-profit organization dedicated to introducing girls to tech innovation careers.), girls ages 9-14 will take a walk into a new tech career each month. This club offers mentorship from experts in the tech industry, mini tech lessons/projects, and peer collaboration. Kids always keep their completed work to continue development and/or add to their portfolio.
Monica Wheat was once a 12-year girl in Detroit who was outstanding in math and science. She attended the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) at the University of Michigan for a chance for her …Read more →
“Over the past year, we’ve been interviewing women leaders in the world of technology across the country for our podcast project Diva Tech Talk. The insights and trends have been astounding. Most women are interested …Read more →
MEET THE TEAM.
Founder & Executive Director
Monica was inspired to launch Digerati Girls through wanting to inspire the young girls around her and from her own experiences over 14+ years in Digital Marketing and Digital Product Management roles. She has strong interests in Connected Car, IoT and AdTech ventures.
Monica has worked for Fortune 10 multi-nationals, non-profits, tech accelerators, venture capital groups and start-ups.
Co-Founder & Chief Kidpreneur
Olivia is the inspiration behind Digerati Girls. An avid dreamer, inventor and tech diva in training, she is wholly interested in creating new apps and digital products related to kids hobbies, veterinary medicine and animal education. Olivia became an official co-founder of Digerati Girls when she was 9 years old.
Co-Founder & Business Director
Adrienne is the logician, operations and financial guru behind Digerati Girls. She has over 10+ years professional experience including stints with automotive OEMs, real estate development and finance consulting for several startups. Adrienne has launched past successes in retail products and marketing technology industries. She is a FashionTech entrepreneur and also serves as lead instructor.