The 4K 4Chariy Fun Run is becoming one of the most “off the beaten path” networking events at the 2019 #NABShow. Sweating and networking at the same time, while supporting a great cause, is pretty much the primary goal in this 2.49-mile run looping around Sunset Park at 7:30AM on Tuesday, April 9. The 100% tax deductible registration fee benefits Girls Who Code.
Girls Who Code is leading efforts to close the gender gap in the areas of the computer technical science field. This amazing concept to actuality began six years ago and has reached 90,000 girls in all 50 states. All of the their college-aged alumni have majored in 15 times the national average in the computer science professional. This fast growing occupation in the US economy is expected to grow by half million by the year 2026! The overall initiative for Girls Who Code will be to continue to attract K-12 girls to help close the gender gap in tech. Studies are showing that several states across the country are launching more and more computer science classes in high schools, however, there are not too many girls showing an interest in classes, if they have not receive exposure to the instruction from an earlier age. Girls Who Code is focused on the research that supports the concept, that if girls are surrounded by women in computer sciences at an earlier age, they will be able to break the barriers of a male dominant career path.
Don’t miss the opportunity to get your exercise time in while in Viva Vegas. Sign up today for a wonderful cause!
4K 4Charity Fun Run: The 4K 4Charity Fun Run is a 4km (2.49-mile) run and walk event held in conjunction with the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas. This unique event offers show attendees a healthy alternative to traditional networking, while raising much needed funding for diversity and inclusion initiatives. The event takes place on Tuesday, April 9 at 7:30 a.m. and loops around beautiful Sunset Park. Your registration fee is 100% tax deductible and directly benefits Girls Who Code.
Don’t miss out and sign up now below!
About Girls Who Code
Girls Who Code is an international non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like and does. With their 7-week Summer Immersion Program, a 2-week specialized Campus Program, after school Clubs, College Loops program and New York Times best-selling series, they are leading the movement to inspire, educate, and equip young women with the computing skills to pursue 21st-century opportunities. Girls Who Code has reached 90,000 girls to date. To join the movement or learn more, visit girlswhocode.com.
About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 6th-11th, 2019 in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms. With 103,000 attendees from 166 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, #NABShow 2019 is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.