Waffle works to close the gender gap by empowering and educating women in technology, and challenging gender stereotypes about who can code. They hold an online camp that teaches web development and programming, hackathons and bootcamps for high school girls, and partner the Technovation Girls app contest. They also contribute to public policy on gender equality.
You can follow their work here:
- SDGs x programming! 100 Japanese high school girls gather at a hackathon (original in Japanese), Sayaka Kano, Impress Watch, 14 January 2020
- This person: Sayaka Tanaka, Waﬄe CEO (original in Japanese), Japan Women’s Learning Foundation, February 2020
- The presence of familiar women becomes a role model. Aiming for a future in which high school girls contribute to society through IT (original in Japanese), Masao Niitsuma, Impress Watch, 7 August 2020
- Waffle submitted public comment to Minister Hashimoto on the 5th Basic Plan for Gender Equality, Jiji Press, October 2020