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Friday at 12 Noon Pacific

January 16th 2015:Girls Who Code & Their Disney Adventure: Sanna Nilsson

In this episode, we featured Sanna Nilsson of Codarica, a Swedish-based startup whose goal is to teach young boys and girls how to code while having fun. Sanna and her team of entrepreneurs/tech experts set out to create an app, CodeQuest, as well as a book, My First Website, featuring the kid-friendly characters of Cody Coder and Holly Hacker. Sanna talks about the importance of teaching young children how to code in an increasingly technology-dependent society. She also presents the question to parents who may be unsure of whether or not they should have their children learn how to code:

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Sanna Nilsson

Codarica creates seriously fun coding games for kids, starting with its first app CodeQuest available now on the AppStore for iPads and iPhones. Sanna Nilsson founded Codarica at age 24 after meeting her co-founders during their program at Hyper Island, where they also learned to code. They quickly realized the importance of that skill set, and wished they knew it earlier. That’s how the idea behind Codarica was born; a notion that programming should be taught out as early as possible. Today there are great programming initiatives for kids, but Codarica set out to change the way we look at technology by demolishing existing stereotypes surrounding the tech industry as well as by setting out
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