Pass-It-On Award Recipients

Krysta C.

Fall 2013 Systers Pass-It-On Award Winners

Project Title:

Cyberjutsu Girls Academy

Project Description:

Cyberjutsu Girls Academy offers a wide range of workshops for middle school-aged girls to explore the many areas in technology and cybersecurity. These workshops provide a hands-on, fun, and interactive environment in topics such as web design, mobile application development, computer fundamentals, programming and many more for the girls to participate in.  These workshops increase competency and confidence in science, technology, engineering, and math.  Krysta and Cyberjutsu Girls Academy will “pass it on” by advocating strongly to increase awareness about the gender gap in STEM fields and providing support for women with an interest in technology-related fields. We plan to have lunch and learn sessions where the girls will hear a woman currently in industry talk about her path so far, and the organizations that were there for here, such as Systers or NCWIT. We want the girls to know they are