Girls’ tech group lands grant to back STEM education programs (Orlando Sentinel)

An Orlando-based group that has been teaching girls tech-based skills for five years has landed a grant from the Nielsen Foundation.

Tech Sassy Girlz — which hosts workshops, tech company tours and other educational events — will receive $12,500 to support its efforts, the group announced Tuesday.

“The Foundation’s support of our organization helps to raise our profile and hopefully will attract more interest in our cause and the impact we’re making for future women in STEM,” Tech Sassy Girlz Founder Laine Powell said in a news release.

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