TechGirls In Action

Read the latests updates from TechGirls and see how they are Creating A Legacy in their communities. 

Legacy’s Partner Virginia Tech Exceeds Expectations

When 28 fearless young women of the TechGirls program came to the Virginia Tech campus in July, the three computer science professors and four female teaching assistants didn’t quite know what to expect. They customized a Java programming class for the TechGirls and structured the classes to provide every participant with individual attention when she…

Host An International Guest!

Skip and Vickie Larrington have been hosting Legacy’s international visitors at their Smith Mountain Lake home for the last 10+ years.  Recently they traveled to the Middle East and connected with their “daughters” from TechGirls.

Alumni Spotlight: Sabreen

World poetry day, march 21

In recognition of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and World Poetry Day. We are sharing a powerful poem from Legacy International alum, Sabreen. Sabreen is a Global Youth Village Alum from 2012 – 2013 and was a TechGirls staff member from 2014-2016 *** Hands up, don’t shoot! and he was not one…

KEEPING BUSY! What TechGirls do after the program

Nourhan has always been interested in science, and as a high school student in Cairo, her passion for STEM and physics was encouraged. Nourhan, came to TechGirls in 2015 as a young, inexperienced yet driven, teenager with a love for all things science and the ability to make everyone smile. Her passion for STEM, and…

International Education Week

International Education Week was celebrated around the world last week (November 14 – November 18th). It was an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchanges worldwide.