October 26, 2021 – GeekPack® is pleased to announce its partnership with Dress for Success Denver as part of its inaugural GeekForGeek campaign gifting women in challenging situations with the power of coding to create a better life for themselves and their families. A total of twenty scholarships will be awarded to women from Dress for Success Denver located in Colorado, homebase for GeekPack®’s creator, Julia Taylor.
GeekPack® is an online community aimed at teaching coding to women and girls the world over. The GeekForGeek campaign was created as part of their mission to teach valuable technological and business building skills, provide a supportive and encouraging community, and deliver the confidence to believe that ANY dream is possible to achieve, regardless of educational or financial situations. Through strategic partnerships, GeekForGeek is able to support girls and women in breaking the cycle of poverty via the power of coding.
“Ever since learning about TOMS Shoes and their one-for-one model, I was inspired to create something similar for GeekPack®,” recounts GeekPack® creator, Julia Taylor. “It’s an absolute privilege to partner with Dress for Success Denver for the inaugural GeekForGeek campaign and welcome twenty women into our geeky community.”
“This employment opportunity aligns with Dress for Success’ mission to empower women to achieve economic independence,” says Amara Martin, Executive Director, Dress for Success Denver. “We are honored to partner with GeekPack®’s Power of Coding program.”
About Dress for Success Denver
Launched in 2006, Dress for Success Denver has transformed the lives of over 18,000 women and distributed more than $1,000,000 in clothing and accessories. They provide at-risk women with job readiness tools, professional attire and post employment support to assist them in their efforts to achieve economic self-sufficiency. DFS Denver is an affiliate of the Dress for Success Worldwide network of 150 cities and 25 countries. Learn more at: https://denver.dressforsuccess.org/
Since 2018, GeekPack® has been empowering women and girls to change their lives for the better through the power of code, community and confidence. They teach valuable technological and business building skills, provide a supportive and encouraging community, and deliver the confidence for participants to believe that any dream is possible to achieve.
Discover more at: https://geekpack.co
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