Houston Supports Girls Who Code

At Uber, we celebrate those who dare to be different and who pave the way for others to do the same. Houston is hosting this year’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing and Uber is proud to partner with Girls Who Code in honor of the next generation of leaders. To help more young girls pursue careers in science and technology, we will donate $1 for each participating rider from Wednesday through Friday.

“Female engineers and leaders bring unique perspective to technology. This tremendous brain power, passion, and intelligence has remained untapped for a long time. Girls and women at all levels in their career need more venues than currently available to explore their full potential. We at Uber are committed to fostering an environment that respects and empowers female technologists, creates male allies, and raises general awareness to eliminate conscious and unconscious gender bias.” — Komal Mangtani, Head of Data Intelligence


Enter code GIRLSWHOCODE in your app anytime from Wednesday through Friday and Uber will donate $1 to Girls Who Code.


The money raised through the #DonateYourRide campaign will go towards Girls Who Code programs nationwide.

HOW IT WORKS:

  1. Open the app anytime Wednesday, October 14th – Friday, October 16th
  2. Enter promo code GIRLSWHOCODE
  3. Request a ride and Uber will automatically donate $1 to Girls Who Code

Entering this promo code will not increase the price of any of your rides — Uber will donate $1 on your behalf.

Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. Through its Summer Immersion Program and Girls Who Code Clubs, the organization is leading the movement to inspire, educate, and equip young women with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. GWC relies on mentors from groups like Uber’s LadyEng to paint a real-world picture of women’s careers in STEM. Want to make an additional contribution to Girls Who Code? Head to www.girlswhocode.com and click DONATE in the upper right-hand corner. Let’s support the next generation of women going into science and technology!

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