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Examiner.com – Launch of Programming Competition for Students


EXAMINER.COM

“Dream it. Code it. Win it.,” has been launched with more than $50,000… prizes, (which) will be awarded to students 18 years or older, and enrolled at accredited institutions.

(T)his competition was launched to celebrate and reward computer science as a creative tool, and not just as a coding exercise. This approach is meant to help encourage people of all backgrounds and genders to participate, particularly women, who make up just 23 percent of STEM workers, versus 48 percent of the total workforce, according to the National Math and Science Initiative.

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