MotherCoders (http://www.mothercoders.org) is a non-profit that helps moms on-ramp to technical careers in the new economy. We offer a tech orientation program that provides on-site childcare for moms who want to learn basic computer programming, expand their understanding of the technology landscape, and network with peers and industry professionals.
References for stats mentioned:
- 70% of tech jobs require computing skills. Source: Code2040 (http://code2040.org)
- Women hold only 26% of computing-related positions today. Source: National Center for Women & Information Technology (http://www.ncwit.org)
- Over 80% of American women become moms. (2010, U.S. Census)
- By 2020, there will be 1.4 million tech jobs; 70% will be unfilled. Source: Code2040 (http://code2040.org)