We love it when celebs use their power for good. They could simply go to work, attend events, and go on about their lives, but some are doing everything that they can to make a difference.
One of those is Victoria’s Secret Supermodel Karlie Kloss. The model has launched a scholarship for young girls – giving them the chance to learn how to code.
Participants will score free tuition to Flatiron Pre-College Academy’s Introduction to Software Engineering course — a two-week, full-time course where they’ll learn how to create an app. Ten of the spots will be at the NYC campus, and the other ten will be at different locations around the country.
We have to wonder why teaching girls to code is so important but then again, we’d love to learn how to also. Here’s what she had to say about it –
It doesn’t matter if you’re a fashion model or high school student, understanding code is so important because it’s the language that runs our world! Young women are shaping the world we live in and code is a tool for us to continue to have a big voice and say in our future.