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Hoboken Charter School Students Present at Girls Who Code Gala

 

 

HOBOKEN, NJ – March 16, 2017

 

On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, Hoboken Charter School students Maya Espinel and Lucy

Hartigan presented their coding project “Get the Lead Out” at the Girls Who Code Gala in New

York City. Last spring after hearing about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, Maya and Lucy built

a website to educate their peers about lead poisoning. Their work received national recognition

and has has been featured on the Girls Who Code website, the Huffington Post and the History

Channel:

 

http://imagirlwhocodes.com/post/145522980260/maya-espinel-lucy-hartigan-proving-age-is-just

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/girls-who-code/how-two-girls-who-code-ar_b_10326352.html

http://www.history.com/shows/history-now/videos/reshma-saujani-is-teaching-girls-to-code

 

Maya Espinel and Lucy Hartigan with Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani

 

PRESS CONTACT: Elizabeth Niesz, K-8 Vice Principal, Hoboken Charter School, 713 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ 07030, Tel: 201-963-0222

 

LOWER AND MIDDLE SCHOOL

713 WASHINGTON STREET HOBOKEN, NJ 07030

201.963.0222

201.963.0880 (FAX)

 

UPPER SCHOO

4 TH AND GARDEN STREETS / 4 TH FLOOR HOBOKEN, NJ 07030

201.963.0222

201.963.0695 (FAX)