Foreign exchange program exposes Middle Eastern girls to computer coding
July 29, 2015
The State Department program, started in 2011, introduces nearly 30 teenage girls from the Middle East to Java programming and advanced computer coding.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The Navy has cancelled its annual DON IT Conference.
The conference was scheduled for Jan. 28 to Jan. 30 at the San Diego Convention Center. No reason was given for the cancellation.
The AFCEA West Conference, scheduled January 29 to 31, also at the San Diego Convention Center, will still take place.
Several senior DOD and DON leaders are scheduled to appear as speakers and panel participants. Local commands are encouraged to attend when no travel costs will be incurred, the Navy said.