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Pupils net digital prize
Published 07/01/13



Pupils at Chiltern Edge School in Sonning Common were the winners of the overall annual Microsoft DigiGirlz competition for schools.

Eight year nine girls spent a day at the software company in Reading offices designing and launching an advertising campaign for a new app. They claimed topspot ahead of 20 other schools.

The DigiGirlz organiser said: “I’m really glad that DigiGirlz has got you thinking about your career. Women are under-represented in the technology sector”

“What I find particularly exciting is that the job you’ll end up doing may not even exist yet!”

DigiGirlz is a Microsoft programme that is designed to provide high school girls with a better understanding of what a career in technology is all about.


Published 07/01/13

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