Instagram. It’s the go-to social network for teenage girls today. (They aren’t using Facebook; that’s for their parents.) So, thought Alexandra Diracles, founder of Vidcode, that’s where you go if you want to get more girls interested in computer science by introducing them to coding.
Tekla S. Perry is a senior editor at IEEE Spectrum. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., she's been covering the people, companies, and technology that make Silicon Valley a special place for more than 40 years. An IEEE member, she holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Michigan State University.