Tag: africa

My Internship Experience at DCA Trust

Miss.Africa Voices spoke to Mrs. Bernice Wangu about her internship experience at DotConnectAfrica Trust. (a) How was your internship experience My internship at DCA was a door that ushered me into the world of technology. I got to learn and dig a depth into the Domain Industry through blogging, newsletter writing, content creation and social media engagement among other sectors.…

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Women Coders: ”It only takes a ‘Hello World’ to realize how much potential you have”- Margaret

Ms. Margaret Onyango narrates how the Miss.Africa Seed Fund sponsorship honed her expertise in dealing with technology and built her personality. ‘What a man can do, a woman can do it better’. This has come to be a reality in my life after finishing my degree in Computer Science at St. Paul’s University in 2016 and secured scholarship to pursue MIT with eMobilis,…

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”I got a chance to understand the core skills required for one to be an android developer”- Mercy

Ms. Mercy Kwambai recounts how the Miss.Africa Seed Fund Sponsorship enabled her attain one of her dream and greatest goal in her ICT career. My name is Mercy Kwambai, a second year student at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, pursuing a degree in Computer Science. I was a lucky to be a beneficiary of eMobilis mobile App training sponsored by…

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“The digital world is not only a man’s world…” – Rejoice Aikohi, Project Officer, The Abocoders

Rejoice Aikohi, one of the trainers at Abocoders highlights how the Miss.Africa Seed Funding has been of great help in enhancing her digital skills through training. Q1: How did the Miss Africa Seed Fund enhance AboCoders’ initiatives and activities of supporting girls in STEM? Rejoice: The Miss Africa Seed Funding made provision for the AboCoders team to attend trainings that…

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Miss.Africa announces 2016/17, Round II Seed Funding

“We are doing it again” #STEM4girls NAIROBI, Kenya – July 21, 2016 — In a #STEM4girls Pan-African campaign, the Miss.Africa program is mobilizing a Round II Seed Fund for Tech initiatives in Africa that will avail small grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that…

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