9-Year-Old Girl Raises $15,000 to Make Video Game

Finally, some good news concerning females in technology.

In the same week that people lost their minds over the Donglegate and upon learning that a woman is behind the9 Year Old Building an RPG on Kickstarter popular Facebook page “I F*cking Love Science,” the Internet redeemed itself somewhat after throwing its collective support behind a Kickstarter campaign that’ll help a 9-year-old girl build her very own role-playing game.

With the help of her mother Susan, Mackenzie Wilson—she goes by Kenzie— turned to the popular crowdfunding site to raise $829, enough money to cover her entrance fee to RPG STEM Camp, a program where kids learn the necessary skills to build their own video games.

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