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Code secrets: The real reasons why girls need to become computer geeks

By Celia R. Baker, Deseret News | Posted - Nov. 27, 2013 at 11:20 a.m.



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Nobody told eighth-grader Cassidy Williams that computer programming isn't for girls. Williams overheard a schoolmate talking about the website he was making, and decided she wanted one, too. So she built one.

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