With more women in tech dominating Silicon Valley, suddenly being a computer geek is chic. Thanks to high-profile, powerful, and stylish female CEOs like Yahoo boss Marissa Mayer and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, the sector is back in the spotlight and more desirable than ever. It’s sparked a new movement, encouraging young women to take up coding and computer programming. Even Obama is behind the push, and now the tech trade is getting a runway-worthy reboot thanks to supermodel Karlie Kloss and her #KodeWithKarlie scholarship.
So if you’ve been thinking about a career change or deciding on what course to study at university, take note of these compelling seven reasons to consider coding.
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