University of Pittsburgh

Technology Leadership Initiative

Providing high school students opportunities, tools, and motivation to excel in Computer Science.


TECH DIVAZ℠ Workshop

TECH DIVAZ℠ Workshop is an all-girls programming and computer science workshop for girls entering grades 6-9. The program is 5 days, held at the University of Pittsburgh June 19 - 23, 2017. Click here for more information. To register, please fill out the application by clicking here.

Our mission is to introduce middle school girls to computer science and give them the means and motivation to succeed in the field. Tech Divaz is a free week long introduction to the field of computer science for middle school girls. Students will learn about such topics as  hardware, operating systems, big data, web design, critical thinking, and programming with Scratch, Alice, and Java. Students will also learn about the benefits of being a CS student at Pitt and graduating with a CS degree.

TLI High School Academy

This summer, the program will focus on introducing students in grades 8-12 to computer science, specifically software and hardware. This is a 2 1/2-week, intensive program that will be held June 26th - July 12th, 2017. Click here for more information. To register, please fill out the application by clicking here.

Our mission is to introduce high school students to computer science and give them the means and motivation to succeed in the field. High School Academy is a free two and a half week introduction to the field of computer science. Students will learn about such topics as hardware, operating systems, big data, web design, human/computer interaction, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, programming with Java and Python, and mobile application development. Students will also learn about the benefits of being a CS student at Pitt and graduating with a CS degree.

Transportation

Each student is responsible for transportation to and from the University of Pittsburgh.

Location

The Technology Leadership Initiative is located in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh's Oakland campus. We are in the Sennott Square Building at the corner of Forbes Avenue and South Bouquet Street in Oakland. This building is the home of the Computer Science Department, Psychology Department and Business School at the University of Pittsburgh. For directions, parking or maps click here.

Contact
Mackenzie Ball

Technology Leadership Initiative
Department of Computer Science
University of Pittsburgh

6131 Sennott Square
210 Bouquet St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

T: 412-624-8422
Email: tli@cs.pitt.edu