Tag Archives: Detroit

Social Media Day: Panel Discussion – The role technology is playing in the resurgence of Detroit

            This weekend I was recognized as a Guest of Honor at Social Media Day in Detroit, for my commitment to “Awakening the Mature Geek.”  In 2013 I founded Sisters Code with a mission of … Continue reading

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Video: Sisters Code featured on MSNBC’s Home Grown Detroit with Joy Reid- Bridging the Gender Gap in Technology

Marlin Page, founder of Sisters Code, speaks with Joy Reid about efforts to close the gender gap in coding and emerging technologies.  

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Detroit Based Sisters Code collaborates with the Ford STEAM Lab and #YesWeCode to bring Silicon Valley to Detroit

Ford STEAM Lab, a Ford Motor Company Fund program, to host a hackathon for 100 middle school students to learn software coding skills, develop solutions to education reform Ford is collaborating with California-based #YesWeCode and Level Playing Field Institute, and … Continue reading

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Suicide and Social Pressure from A Teen’s Perspective: Her message to Parents – ALL Parents should read this…..

        As we continue to honor the life of  Detroit Renaissance High School Senior, Billy Watts, Jr. there have been many teens who have reached out with comments about life, death, their experiences, and what it’s like … Continue reading

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Tribute to Detroit Renaissance High School Student Billy Watts: Life and Death played out on Social Media

I didn’t know Billy Watts or his family personally, but when I was alerted to view his social media timeline, I felt immediately connected to him.  Tragically, Billy Watts, 17, a senior at Renaissance High School in Detroit is no … Continue reading

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