Our monthly popups by Microsoft are open to the girls in our High School Program as well as open to other high school students who maybe interested in attending.



April 20 2019

Build your Code Portfolio with GitHub

Having a great resume is not enough in today’s completive job market. Employers are looking to see the work that you have done and for employees with experience. One great way to show potential employers your experience is to share the work you have done in a portfolio. GitHub is a great tool for collaboration on coding projects. However, for students and professionals alike it is a great way to catalog the coding work you have done into a portfolio you can share with employers. It is a great place to show of everything from school projects to contributions you made to open source projects.

At the end of the workshop, you will have:

  • Learn about Git & GitHub
  • Learn how to make a simple HTML website that you can publish to the web with GitHub Pages

** Please create a GitHub account before you arrive if you don’t already have one.


May 18 2019

Make Your Own Movies with 3D and MR

In this workshop, you will create unique movie projects using Microsoft’s latest 3D drawing and movie-making applications. You will feature each other in the videos alongside 3D characters and creatures, while learning movie-making basics like character development, storyboarding, shooting, editing, and sharing.

By the end of the workshop, you will:

  • Learn how to use Paint 3D, Mixed Reality Viewer, and the Photos app for creative projects.
  • Complete a movie they can share with friends and family.
  • Participate in their own movie premiere at the final camp session.

June 15 2019

Minecraft Coding – Learn Computer Science

In this workshop students learn key fundamentals of computer programming with Minecraft, using the Microsoft MakeCode platform.

By the end of the workshop, you will:

  • Create original coding programs in your own Minecraft world.
  • Learn new computer science concepts, such as events, coordinates, variables, and conditionals.
  • Practice using computational, problem-solving, and creative thinking skills.

July 20 2019

Shoot Edit and Share with PicsArt

Increase your editing confidence and creativity with this workshop where you will learn how to use PicsArt, an interactive editing, drawing, and collage app. This app, which is available on Windows 10 devices, includes numerous photo-editing features, customizable filters, text options, a collage maker, and a camera. Learn how to transform photos into works of art with just the tip of your finger.

At the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Know how to use a powerful photo-editing software
  • Understand composition and best practices for photography
  • Learn to sketch and turn anything into a drawing
  • Create easy graphic design edits
  • Create amazing photo edits
  • Leave with a certificate of completion and an image portfolio

August 17 2019

Start Your Own Business

Success has no boundaries. This workshop helps you turn your passion into a great entrepreneurial business idea. You will get guidance developing their ideas into a robust business plan and a polished pitch ready to share with the world.

The workshop takes you through a series of engaging, hands-on group activities to introduce key business concepts, including:

  • How to create a product or service
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Pricing and costs
  • Manufacturing and distribution

During the final session, you will have the opportunity to present their complete business plan for feedback and insight.


September 21 2019

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October 19 2019

The Cloud and AI

Access to vast amounts of computing power via the cloud means that everyone can access powerful artificial intelligence algorithms that were historically only available to those large companies and governments that could build vast data centers.

In this session, we will introduce you to the cloud and artificial intelligence.
At the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Build and deploy an artificial intelligence image classifier
  • Build and deploy a web application to the cloud

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