YG is offering main help to feminine coders in his hometown of LA. The self-proclaimed ‘boolest man alive’ put his cash the place is mouth is by donating $150ok to GirlCodeLA, a corporation that empowers younger girls to pursue careers in expertise.
Dishing on the significance of the feminine presence in expertise, YG defined, “Gender bias performs a job within the quantity of publicity college students obtain with reference to expertise and coding. This results in affect future selections inside their subject, creating smaller alternatives for range.”
The Keep Harmful emcee continued, “With my donation, I hope they’ll be capable to increase their attain of future feminine coders and programmers. I need to be sure that I’m doing my half, I obtained a daughter and I respect the G Code.”
Not solely did YG present monetary assist, he additionally dropped gems of knowledge on the significance of exploring non-traditional profession paths throughout a mentoring session with the ladies. The fortunate attendees have been additionally gifted model new Beats by Dre headphones.
GirlCodeLA was based by entrepreneur Dez White in 2014.