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.
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.
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.
Summary of the Last Event Batch A held at American Corner-CCHUB
30 Female #mobile #web developers graduated from GSC Academy and now officially part of GSC Community- Her Code Network. See pictures from our last event here: tech4herafrica.com/gsc2018b
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 June 29. 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: Introduction To Programming
Module 2: Full HTML5 Course
Module 3: Full Python3 Course
Module 4: Microsoft Digital Course & Certification
Module 5: Web Designers Class (Build & Host A website using HTML, CSS & WordPress)
Module 6: Mobile App Developers Class (Phonegap & Jquery framework)
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:
- General session
- 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 successfully 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 (Qualified Participants will be prepared for the digital focused exam and write a certification on Microsoft portal. Certification will be issued from Microsoft.)
Venue & Dates:
- 12th of July at 10am: American Corner, CCHUB Lagos.
- Online. Schedule will be shared with the participants.
Application Deadline: June 29 2018
GSC Hackathon 2018 In partnership with American Corner-CCHUB
When: July 12, 2018
Where: American corner- CCHUB Yaba, Lagos & Online
Training Theme: GSC2018 Batch B: Jumpstart A Career in Web & Mobile Apps Development + Get Microsoft Certification (Tuition Free)
Register here: www.tech4herafrica.com/GSC2018b