By Roger Huang
Black Girls Code, a non-for-profit focused on increasing the number of women of color in technology fields by providing technical training to girls from the age of 7 to 17 has partnered with ConsenSys to establish the first blockchain training program of national scale for young women of color.
The program will be scaled out to all of Black Girls Code’s chapters, from Oakland, New York City, Atlanta and all the way to Johannesburg, South Africa as well. It will include a holistic, comprehensive blockchain curriculum that includes lessons about cryptocurrency, solving for user experience problems, and the fundamentals of blockchain technology. The course aims to become a gateway and an introduction to the blockchain ecosystem.
It’s not just a theoretical curriculum either: the partnership with ConsenSys lets students bring their ideas into practice by participating in some of the top blockchain developer conferences in the world, from DevCon to Ethereal.
There will also be sponsorships for in-program hackathons for the students in the program. It’s not just ConsenSys that is Click here to read entire article