Trainline partners with Code First: Girls

Trainline partners with Code First: Girls to help teach 20,000 women to code by 2020

Trainline and Code First: Girls have announced a partnership to help 20,000 women in the UK to code by 2020, as part of the Code First: Girls’ 20:20 Campaign.

Trainline, the independent rail and coach platform, is using the partnership to support the work of Code First: Girls in addressing issues of diversity in the technology sector within the UK.

As well as financial support, Trainline will help deliver the training programme by providing in-house specialists as mentors.

Trainline will also open-up the programme its female employees who would like to learn how to code.

Code First: Girls’ campaign aims to raise £1.5m – £500k each year for three years to upskill 20,000 women in the UK in coding, with Trainline partnering to support this goal.

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