Credit Suisse Partners with Girls Who Code for Summer Immersion Program to Help Build Pipeline of Future Female Engineers

-Number of student participants this year nearly doubles from inaugural class at the bank

-Credit Suisse announced that it is once again partnering with Girls Who Code, the international non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology, as a corporate partner for its signature Summer Immersion Program.

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Credit Suisse will be hosting a two-week virtual program that allows girls to build the skills, community and professional network they need to make an impact and prepare for a career in technology. Participants in the program will include rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade girls, who will be introduced to computer science and careers in technology.


Michele Travis, Managing Director in the Group Chief Information Office (CIO) said, “After the success of our inaugural Summer Immersion Program last year, Credit Suisse is pleased to be teaming up with Girls Who Code again to host another class of promising young women to provide them with the skills and opportunities for success in technology. We are proud to help shape and nurture the future careers of female engineers and to welcome the next generation of technologists, who will make an impact on their communities.”


Credit Suisse’s 2021 Summer Immersion Program runs from August 2 through August 13, and the bank will virtually host 60 students during the duration of the program, nearly double the number of students from last year. This year the bank will organize a number of mentoring sessions on topics including careers in technology, tips on resume writing, and how to build a personal brand. Program participants will also hear from senior leaders at Credit Suisse across technology and the Investment Bank to learn about cyber security as well as careers outside of IT that utilize technology.


For additional information, please visit girlswhocode.com.


Credit Suisse


Credit Suisse is one of the world’s leading financial services providers. Our strategy builds on Credit Suisse’s core strengths: its position as a leading wealth manager, its specialist investment banking capabilities and its strong presence in our home market of Switzerland. We seek to follow a balanced approach to wealth management, aiming to capitalize on both the large pool of wealth within mature markets as well as the significant growth in wealth in Asia Pacific and other emerging markets, while also serving key developed markets with an emphasis on Switzerland. Credit Suisse employs approximately 49,240 people. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in Switzerland and, in the form of American Depositary Shares (CS), in New York. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com.


Girls Who Code


Girls Who Code is an international nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology, and leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip young women with the computing skills needed to pursue 21st-century opportunities.


Since launching in 2012, Girls Who Code has reached 450,000 girls through our in-person programming and we have nearly 90,000 college-aged alumni. We have sparked culture change through marketing campaigns and advocacy efforts, generating 13 Billion engagements globally. In 2018, the organization was named the #1 Most Innovative Non-Profit on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list. Follow the organization on social media @GirlsWhoCode.


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