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Integrating computer science learning, mentorships, & internships through programs that prepare students for a future in STEM

“I do some coding in school. We do simple coding and nothing as complex as this. I wanna learn more about it and get better at it.”



Middle School Student

“In Code Madison Forward I felt excitement because finally I could take something that I loved and thoroughly enjoy, coding…. My sister enjoyed participating Girls Coding Day and seeing her excited and gushing about all that happened was awesome.”



High School Student

“Coding is something new that Asia has never thought of doing before Maydm came along. I really think it inspired her and is a door opener for her in today’s society. This can get her far in life. Her mother and I are proud of her being a part of something like this that will benefit her in the future.”






Maydm Gets $50,000 Grant from CUNA Mutual

Madison365 by Madison365 Staff March 22, 2019 Technology nonprofit Maydm announced in a press release Thursday that it has been awarded a $50,000 general grant from the CUNA Mutual Group Foundation, the philanthropic arm of CUNA Mutual Group, which supports non profit organizations that address economic challenges, education disparities, and equity issues within communities. Maydm…
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Maydm helps kids of color earn their place in a tech future

Madison Magazine by Brennan Nardi February 12, 2019 There are so many brilliant and inspiring aspects of Winnie Karanja’s entrepreneurial journey that it’s hard to know where to start. While she is known for her work as a young entrepreneur — having founded Maydm (a contraction of the words “made by them”) in 2016 to connect…
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Girls Coding Day

On Saturday December 10th, 2016 over 100 young girls came together with Maydm at the Madison Central Public library to discover and explore the world of coding. They tinkered in Swift Playground, built apps in MIT AppInventor, and created stunning websites through This is Girls Coding Day.

Founder and Executive Director Winnie Karanja, MSc. says it best:

“There are women who live in this world. And so if we’re not at the table, if we’re not building, if we don’t have the skills to build the kind of products that we want to see, there’s something that’s missing.”