At a glancego_girl: code+create is a project at the Department of Education, University of Oxford, run in partnership with the Oxfordshire County Council's Early Intervention Service. In line with Oxford’s targets in its Access Agreement with the Office for Fair Access, this interdisciplinary project complements existing programmes aimed at widening access to the University of Oxford, but tackles the problem in a fundamentally new way using technology. The research was originally supported by the University of Oxford IT Innovation Challenges Seed Fund and has received subsequent funding from Goldman Sachs Gives.
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This week the Go_Girls and staff members came together for an afternoon of pizza and good conversation. It was exciting to hear about the education and career plans of the young women. They are pursuing a variety of options including … Continue reading
The Go_Girls continue to keep up the momentum and push forward with their projects! Some are adding to and fine-tuning their work. Others are nearly done with their original projects and are creating an additional one to complement the original … Continue reading
Our last session before the Christmas/New Year holiday was a fantastic one! Bill Liao visited the Go_Girls to share his story of going from a high school dropout to an extremely successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, author and speaker. He also shared … Continue reading
Jo Hannaford, Partner and Head of the EMEA Technology Division and global head of Quality Assurance Engineering at Goldman Sachs, along with her husband Jon, paid a visit to the Go_Girls and shared stories about her journey from being a … Continue reading
The Go_Girls enjoyed a fun-filled summer with trips to Bourmouth Beach and Cadbury World. The summer fun has come to an end. However, our exciting fall sessions are now in full swing! We kicked off our first meeting with an … Continue reading
Today’s session started with a weekly check-in, a time for each Go_Girl to share and discuss their weekly activities with the group. After the check-in, we had an enlightening lesson on finances. Some of the topics discussed were credit, interest rates, … Continue reading