Karlie Kloss Helps Girls To Code a Better Future
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By Tom Hasker, Associate Partner & Mentorship Coach, Lighthouse International
Karlie Kloss is a model from the midwest United States and has worked for many big name fashion brands such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Donna Karen and Victoria's Secret as well as many others! She's appeared on the cover of Vogue 36 times.
And she's a computer programmer...!
Miss Kloss grew up with a passion for computing and soon realised the power of writing code as a life-skill that can enable people from any background to change their vision for the future and achieve their ambitions.
In this Forbes video, Miss Kloss explains more about her initiative 'Kode with Klossy' to empower girls to learn how to create code websites and learn computer science;
What is crucial about the awareness Miss Kloss has is the attitude of giving back and helping people regardless of the personal situation someone is in.
"I always grew up in a family and community that the idea of giving back is not something you do once you've made it. It's something you do no matter how much you have or don't have."
As we head into the holiday period and a time of giving, this principle of universal care for others is one that we can all keep close to heart!
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