We offer summer camps and clubs for girls entering middle and high school who are
interested in computers and IT. Our goal is to increase the number of girls in the
Midlands who consider IT and other STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math)
careers by giving them the opportunity to learn about IT and coding in a fun and interactive
Alicia Wilson and Toni Williams founded Girls Go for I.T. in 2014. It is funded primarily
by the National Center for Women & IT and in part by National Science Foundation grants
to Dr. Wilson. Learn more about our team.
Lauren Chen (Coding Instructor)
Lauren Chen will lead the coding instruction for Week 1 (Game Design with Scratch).
She is a junior in the STEM Program at Dutch Fork High School and a two-time winner
of the National Center for Women in I.T. (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing.
She is an avid mathlete, pianist, and violinist, and loves to do puzzles in her free
Briana Ramirez (Coding Instructor)
Briana Ramirez will lead the coding instruction for Week 2 (Storytelling with Alice).
She is a junior Information Science major and Computer Science minor at the University
of South Carolina. She is from Indian Land, SC, and enjoys reading, playing the piano,
and spending time with her dog in her free time.
Dr. Toni Williams
Dr. Toni Williams is an assistant professor in the Department of Instruction and Teacher
Education at the University of South Carolina. Her research focuses on middle level
teacher education and issues of diversity and social justice. When she is not teaching
she loves spending time with her family.
We want everyone to get a chance to learn with us. If cost could keep your daughter
from coming to camp, please fill out the financial assistance form. Decisions will be made March 30 and April 20. Later applications will be considered
if aid is still available.
Registration and Fees
Ready to register? Please register online. Camp costs for one week range from $80 to $90 depending on when you sign up.