We talk with Jennifer Theisen, IT developer and analyst at Bemidji State University. She is the organizer of the Northern Minnesota Girls Who Code Club. It’s a club for girls to learn computer programming. This week there is a free Girls Who Code camp at BSU and Northwest Technical College and Jennifer tells us what this club and camp is all about and why it’s so important to get girls interested in technology careers.
One of the United States’ biggest exports is its entertainment. American-made films, television and music receive wide distribution to the far-flung corners of the globe. But even though domestic media dominates the scene, entertainment from other countries does find a way to trickle in. Culture Queue Associate Producer Parker Lemke spoke with the owner of Minneapolis comics publisher Uncivilized Books about his experience bringing international comics to the United States.