October 20, 2016

About Us

BY 2018 2.4 MILLION STEM JOBS WILL GO UNFILLED

LET’S CHANGE THAT STARTING WITH OUR GIRLS

We Are Girls For Technology

Changing the future of SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, MATH professions by inspiring and equipping girls of all backgrounds to pursue these fields. EDUCATE, EXPOSURE, AND EXPERIENCE is our motto.

Mission Statement

Empowering the next generation of girls to explore opportunities to become tomorrow’s leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Fact Sheet

Girls for Technology Fact Sheet

Vision Statement

To be the leading organization inspiring and increasing girls’ interest in STEM through educational enrichment programs that spark innovation and empower our members to pursuit careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Overview

gft-girlsGirls For Technology, Inc., is an after-school program committed to closing the Technology and Engineering gender gap one girl at a time. We provide girls between the ages of 11-17 the opportunity for hands-on programs during the academic school year. During the summer we offer fun and STEM-ulating activities.

At GFT, members have access to mentoring, homework help, hands-on project based STEM activities, team building, field trips, public speaking training and leadership development. We partner with schools and other community providers to inspire girls to realize their potential in the fields Technology and Engineering.

Lifetime Goals

  • To increase awareness of the importance of STEM for girls and young women in our society
  • To pique girls’ interest and help build confidence when it comes to STEM careers
  • Empower girls’ to not only be innovators within STEM fields but also problem-solvers and leaders within their respective career path
  • Focus on increasing girls’ awareness and participation with STEM fields which will help close the gender gap
  • To promote academic excellence among the girls by involving business, community leaders, and organizations to support their goals
  • Train girls’ to make and maintain quality relationships
  • To track the success of girls as they navigate through Girls For Technology programs
  • Provide College Readiness and Career Counseling
  • Help girls’ make positive life choices