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The Bottom Line: Getting Utah Girls to Code


cody_henrichsenThe Bottom Line – Only 102 Utah high school students took Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science during the 2014/2015 school year. Cody Henrichsen taught 30 of them.  The number of Utah youth studying computer science and coding is strikingly low compared to other states, even as demand for professional coders is rising.  Girls are especially lagging when it comes to leaning computer programming. Nationwide less than 19 percent of students who took the AP exam were female.  Henrichsen finds this unacceptable.  Cody Henrichsen, a computer science programming instructor at the Canyons Technical Education Center.  IMG_3391Since 2012 he also teaches a summer program focused on teaching teen aged girls how to code.

The Bottom Line
The Bottom Line was a business show that ran on KCPW from 2014 to 2017. Hosted by financial advisor Doug Wells, the show focused on the human story behind building and running a successful company in Utah, including the personal journey of founders and leaders, the hard work, the tough decisions, the temporary setbacks and
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