Middle School Girls Learn to Build Their Own Mobile Apps

Middle School Girls Learn to Build Their Own Mobile Apps

Studies show that girls and women are hardly ever actively included in technology. Whether its stereotypes or lack of encouragement, technology has historically been a male dominated field, until now! Band of Coders, an elite team of software architects, product managers and developers, recognized this deficiency in the field and committed to transform technology by starting with pre-teen and teenaged girls and teaching them the basics behind coding. With that The Loft was born. “At Band of Coders, we firmly ...
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Tech isn’t just for the boys: How Atlanta is rebooting diversity

Tech isn’t just for the boys: How Atlanta is rebooting diversity

The tech industry is no longer just a boy’s club. For years the industry has been lambasted (for good reason) over its lack of diversity and gender discrimination. For instance, a recent diversity report interviewed over 200 women in tech and found that 47 percent have been asked to do lower-level tasks (e.g., note-taking, ordering food, etc.) that male colleagues were not asked to do while 66 percent of women felt left out from important networking events because of their ...
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Girl power takes on computer coding in Dunwoody

Girl power takes on computer coding in Dunwoody

Posted by Dyana Bagby | Mar 20, 2016 On a recent Saturday morning, Kelly Quinn, 9, peeked over her laptop with a quizzical look and asked her instructor, Kelly Marble, to look at the screen with her. From left, Salena Selon, Kelly Quinn, Shayla Selon and Sydney Smith, participants in the Dunwoody-based Band of Coders/Girls Academy program. (Photo Dyana Bagby) They scanned words and data, whispering to each other. Soon Salena Selon, 10, and her sister, Shayla, 12, joined them, ...
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Titania Jordan - Band of Coders

TITANIA JORDAN

Executive Director, Band of Coders Girls Academy Titania Jordan is the host of NBC Atlanta affiliate WXIA’s weekly television show Atlanta Tech Edge. Titania started her own full-service marketing consulting firm after gaining experience as an account executive with Lincoln Financial Media, working with clients like Whole Foods, Nikon, Samsung, and Zerorez to create copy, radio ad campaigns, and digital promotions targeting women 25-54 in the Atlanta market. She served as the CMO of KidsLink, co-founder and CMO of PRIVET, ...
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Startup Star Titania Jordan Gives Atlanta Tech an Edge

Startup Star Titania Jordan Gives Atlanta Tech an Edge

Titania Jordan has become the face of technology in Atlanta. (Quite literally.) As the host of the Atlanta Tech Edge, a news program on 11Alive, she showcases the innovation happening in the city each and every week. Within this spotlight, she has emerged as a fixture in the tech community, serving as a mentor, panelist and occasional emcee.  Jordan’s experience extends much further than the teleprompter. The tech veteran has had an impressive career, which includes leadership as the former Chief Marketing ...
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