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Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral and Getting it Done with Andrea Gonzales and Sophie Houser

  • Kepler's 1010 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA, 94025 United States (map)

Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere,  Andrea Gonzales and Sophie Houser are two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming famous. Through the success of their video game, Andy and Sophie got unprecedented access to some of the biggest start-ups and tech companies, and now they’re sharing what they’ve seen. 

Get ready for an inside look at the tech industry, the true power of coding, and some of the amazing women who are shaping the world. Andy and Sophie reveal not only what they’ve learned about opportunities in science and technology but also the true value of discovering your own voice and creativity.

Andrea “Andy” Gonzales is a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Robertson Scholar. The summer before her freshman year of high school, Andy started learning to code.  Sophie Houser is a student at Brown University who learned to code at the Girls Who Code summer program. Together they co-created a game called Tampon Runto break down the menstrual taboo in society. Tampon Run’s success exceeded all expectations. Their video game and their commitment to inspiring young women have been covered by the Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, CNN, Teen Vogue, Jezebel, and the Today show.