"GFG is eradicating systemic barriers to equitable career development and advancement in the tech industry for young women of color."
GFG, a 501(c) organization, is focused on addressing the persistent lack of sustainable opportunities and equitable advancement young women of color in tech careers, including lack of mentorship and career opportunities post-course completion.
GFG focuses its efforts on educating and training junior and senior high school students and college-aged young women of color.
The organization has stablished programming that will:
- Expose juniors and seniors to potential technology disciplines and careers aimed at helping them make informed decisions about collegiate studies and/or post high school workforce opportunities
- Provide mentorship and training for college-level students aimed at preparing them to enter into the larger tech workforce
- Evaluate readiness of college students for job opportunities post college graduation and provide exposure to career opportunities within tech related partner companies and organizations
- Provide cross-mentoring opportunities for the high school and college students