Author Archives: Tracey Denton-Calabrese

Session 1: Go_Girl is back!

This week we had our first 2018/19 Go_Girl session – a Meet and Greet for our new cohort of young women. Staff members had an opportunity to introduce themselves and share a bit about their personal journeys and our new … Continue reading

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Countdown to the first 2018/19 Go_Girl session!

This week Go_Girl staff members met to discuss plans for Go_Girl 3.0. We are thrilled to be able to offer the programme for a third year and we are happy to welcome Colleen, our new Project Officer. The team had … Continue reading

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A Fun Reunion!

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

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Session 32: Forward Momentum!

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

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Session 21: Entrepreneurship for a Better World and Christmas Cheer!

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

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Session 20: Real life role models and coding superpowers!

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

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Session 9: The Go_Girls Enter the Blogosphere!

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

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Session 2: Finances & Intro to Coding

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

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