Girls Who Code

26-Jun-2019

By: Samantha Magee

In June Danos was proud to help sponsor the Girls Who Code Camp hosted by the Terrebonne Foundation for Academic Excellence (TFAE). Under the Girls Who Code Brand, the ultimate goal is to close the gender gap in the STEM career field by teaching girls how to code among other STEM skills. The motto for the week-long camp was “Brave not perfect,” as the girls were encouraged to try things they had never done before.

Because of a grant provided by Chevron, girls in grades six through nine were able to attend the camp at no cost to families. At the camp’s conclusion, the campers presented projects they worked on during the week. These projects included interactive computer games, animated short videos, a life size operation game and a giant keyboard on which the students performed “When the Saints Go Marching In,” while representatives from the Saints organization were there to cheer them on.

 

Samantha Magee

Samantha Magee joined Danos in 2018 as media relations coordinator. She serves as Danos’ point of contact for communications targeting customers and the communities where we live and work. Prior to joining Danos, she worked as a fundraiser at an independent school in Houston, TX, for four years. Samantha holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication from Louisiana State University and an MBA from the University of Houston.


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