On October 16,2014, graduate students Ololade Mudasiru, Hui Zuo and undergraduate Janki Soni, researchers from the Center for Advanced Computation and Telecommunication (CACT) started the Code, Create and Communicate (C3
) workshop at Girls Inc, Lowell., MA. (http://girlsinclowell.org/)
. The “R” programming language was chosen to give students experience in a high level programming language that was not only open source , but currently being used for applications in multiple disciplines.
The first class had twelve girls, ranging from eighth grade to eleventh grade, all...