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From Wicker Park to Silverlake, sweatsy shops have become an epidemic. Do you know where your feather hair clips come from?

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'Hacker School' Is Creating a New Generation of Female Programmers

Thanks to a partnership with Etsy, hundreds of women are eager to learn coding.

Only two in 10 computer programmers are women but if the response to Etsy's partnership with New York City-based Hacker School is any indication, male domination of the industry could soon be on its last legs. In April the DIY-oriented site announced that it was teaming up with the school to offer $5,000 scholarships to 20 women to attend a three-month-long summer program and learn coding through projects. Exceeding all expectations, 661 women applied to the program and 23—three more than the original goal—were admitted.

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Etsy Narrows the Gender Gap with a Coding Scholarship for Women

Web development is dominated by dudes, so Etsy's giving out 20 scholarships to ladies who want to get better at coding.

Etsy may be better known for knit products than coded ones, but the company just announced that it’s teaming up with Hacker School, a three-month coding program in New York City, to give out scholarships to women who want to become better programmers. The tech world has long been a boys’ club—not even one in five software developers are women—and the idea is to take a stab at evening out the gender inequality a bit.

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