Microsoft Mobile Workshop at Seattle World School


April 4, 2019 | Seattle World School 

On April 4th, a group of girls & non-binary high school students at Seattle World School got to participate in a Microsoft Mobile Workshop!

With about 20 students in attendance, they used Microsoft's Small Basic to learn the foundations of programming. For many, this was their first introduction to coding! They had a great time animating a turtle to move on the screen, and using code to draw shapes with changing colors. The girls are looking forward to their next programming opportunity.

Thank you to the wonderful team at Microsoft who came out to Seattle World School to teach this Mobile Workshop! 

Photos coming soon!


After attending this event:


of girls/non-binary students are more interested in STEM


of girls/non-binary students want to study harder to attend college and further their education


of girls/non-binary students want to continue attending IGNITE events

Here's what the students enjoyed:


"I enjoyed doing/making the shapes, it is very fun!"

- 9th grade


"Today was amazing because I learned different things like drawing shapes with different numbers of sides."

- 12th grade


"I liked coding a lot, especially by moving the turtle left, right, and changing the colors, and making it big was good!"

- 11th grade


"Today I enjoyed learning."

- 9th grade


"I enjoyed all programs, but I most enjoyed the coding program."

- 11th grade