GSC2018: Build Web & Mobile APPs + Get Microsoft Certification (Tuition Free)
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#GirlsSlayCode: It’s Our Hour of Code
Out of the world’s 2.8 billion Internet users, only 1.3 billion are women. Women account for fewer than 20% of ICT specialists in developing economies and has been estimated that, by 2020, 90% of formal employment across all sectors will require ICT skills.
GSC2018 is a program is designed by Tech4her Africa in partnership with Microsoft & American Corner-CCHUB. We are passionate about increasing access of women and girls to technology tools, skills and mentoring leading to financial liberation.
Our MISSION is to increase the number of women in the digital space by empowering girls of ages 15 to 35 to become Innovators in STEM fields, Leaders in their communities, and Builders of their own futures through exposure to Computer Science and Technology.
Our Vision is To Train 5,000,000 girls in Nigeria, Ghana, Kigali, South Africa how to build web + mobile apps + games with Python, JAVA & C++ by 2030.
There’s a lot to learn when it comes to coding. How do you know where to start?
Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We have something for everyone, whether you’re new to coding,
or a long time learner, explore the options below for #HourOfCode with #Tech4her.
In 1 hour, with a network of experts you will be able to master any programming language.
Registration closes May 8. You can apply from any country in Africa. However those outside Nigeria will have to apply to attend the online class.
Themes for the Sessions:
Module 1: Programming Basics in 1hr. Explore HTML5 and CSS.
Module 2: Slay Python in 1hr
Module 3: Slay PhoneGap (Cordova Framework) In 1hr
Module 4: Build a HTML Website In 1 hr
Module 5: Create a mobile app with Phonegap In 1 hr
Module 6: Microsoft Digital Certification Course
Who is it For: The training is open to every woman in different African countries. If you are outside Nigeria, You can choose the online class option.
Senior School students (SS1-3)
Undergraduates & Fresh graduates
Females from 13-35 years of age.
You can choose how you’d like to experience the event:
Mentored session. (One-on-One coaching)
Benefits To Attendees
The academy is tuition-free, and 25 best participants will be selected.
Coaching and mentoring from the experts.
For each course you complete, you’ll earn a digital badge and a certificate from Tech4her Africa. And because the skills you’ll gain are respected by the digital industry, our esteemed industry partners are offering you exclusive rewards and opportunities for finishing our courses.
Best student gets a laptop + 3G Data Subscription
Runner up gets a Nike Digital Watch + 1G Data Subscription
Get a Microsoft certification (Participants will be prepared for the digital focused exam and write a certification on Microsoft portal. Certification will be issued from Microsoft.)