Plays Wednesday, March 11 at 6:30 PM at the Michigan
CODE exposes the dearth of female and minority software engineers, explores the reasons for this gap and highlights breakthrough efforts that are producing more diverse programmers while showing how this critical gap can be closed.
With special guests for a post-film discussion TBD.
2015. 80 min. Documentary. NR
With special guest Brooke Wolford, PH.D. candidate at UM’s Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, for a post-film discussion.
About the speaker
Brooke is a 5th year Ph.D. candidate at the University of Michigan’s Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics with a B.S. in Quantitative Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She studies the genetics causes of human diseases, including heart disease and type 2 diabetes, using computational methods. Alongside her success in academics she has been recognized by Michigan Medicine for Excellence in Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In this space, she co-founded a Girls Who Code club at U of M. The club, affiliated with the national organization, aims to provide opportunities for high-school-age girls to learn the Python programming language and data science skills.