Bay Area Updates: May

The end of the program year is quickly approaching…

…and what a long year it’s been! We’ve all experienced a lot during this pandemic and, despite everything, have shown up for each other and for our continued learning and growth. As you make your way to the finish line and complete your tests, projects, graduations, and more, we hope you take time to appreciate all the work you’ve done this year and to be proud of what you’ve accomplished. We’re excited to see your final projects and what you build next!    

A Resource Center for You and Your Family 

We at Code Nation have created a resource center where you and your family can find events, summer opportunities, and important updates. 

👉 Explore the resource center here 👀

Upcoming Events & Summer Opportunities

Affinity Groups at Code Nation

TODAY 5/20 > > > > Young Alum Panel: Curious what students do after Code Nation? Want to learn how to use your coding skills as you apply to college and get a job? Join our Young Alum Panel on Thursday 5/20 at 3:00pm–4:30pm! We’ll have alums who are now in college and working in the field share their experiences.

Sign up through this link! 

-Stay tuned for a virtual game night this summer! Each of our affinity groups will get together to play games and hang out in July. Details to come. 

-GIRLS! Interested in a summer tech camp? The Society of Women Engineers is funding scholarships for girls who are interested in summer camps. Alexa Cafe iD Tech, this all-girls program blends tech, entrepreneurship, and social impact. Whether you want to code an app for charity, design a mobile game, or discover AI, you’ll collaborate with new friends and create a project you’re passionate about.

 Click here to apply!

EMOTI-CON Meet n Greet, Join professional web developers, designers, and fellow students in a free hands on creative coding workshop! Wednesday, May 26th, 2:00-3:30pm. 


Cool stuff other students are building!

Gizelle from Chicago built an awesome choose your own adventure story with two of her favorite characters. Click the link to interact with the characters and see how the choices you make impact the story! Nice work, Gizelle!


Build your own playlist on HaoYu Lin’s playlist project from Nerd Wallet Fellowship in San Francisco!

Program Manager Contact Info

Meg Reed,, 415 271 8231
Brent Copple,, 415 916 9497
Leah Smith,, 510 306 5813
Cassie Houghton,, 415 757 7578
Montanna McDaniel,, 408 630 1681
Ana Rivera,, 510 368 6244

As always, if you have any questions, concerns or need any support, please reach out. Have a great rest of May! 

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