Smithfield, RI

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'Superwomen' app wins YWCA contest

a group of young girls
THE WINNING team that created the Superwomen app, back row, from left to right: Ayanna Rowe, Beyanca Guilme, Madel Cabreja, Carmen Garcia, and front row, left to right: Marlaina MacDonald, Katrina Waldmanwerth, Kuhu Badgi and Ernesha Frenzen.

"SMITHFIELD – An app called "Superwomen" won the YWCA Rhode Island's Fantastic Girltastic Code Company App Challenge this past weekend.

Twenty-seven girls in grades two through eight participated in the challenge, conducted in partnership with Bryant University and Amica Insurance. The event was held April 2 at Bryant.

In addition, 27 adults volunteered, providing feedback and expertise to the girls throughout the day, according to Deborah L. Perry, president and CEO of YWCA of Rhode Island, which runs the Fantastic Girltastic Code Company, a program to promote computer science learning among girls."

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