Showing 1 results for:

Dr. Tarika Barrett

by Topic

All results

Incoming CEO Dr. Tarika Barrett is 'Thrilled' to Lead Girls Who Code Into a New Era

In a press release announcement that dropped today, it was revealed that Entain — the largest global sports betting and gaming entertainment operator — celebrated International Women’s Day by making a six-figure donation to Girls Who Code. Entain’s donation falls in line with the organization’s mission to bridge the gap for women in technology. With outreach efforts in the United States, Canada, the UK, and India, Girls Who Code offers free — yet invaluable — tools to girls, and young women, who are entering the Brave New World of technology in the 21st century and beyond. And that, said Dr. Tarika Barrett, is the point. “I’m absolutely thrilled to be the new CEO of Girls Who Code, and I have to say it’s been quite the journey to get here,” the current Girls Who Code COO told AfroTech exclusively. “But, the way I see it, my work isn’t just about giving the girls the education they need to get out there into the world. Certainly, that’s a big part of the job. But an even bigger part...