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2018 Seasons Greetings & Year End Update from DotConnectAfrica !

Once again the holiday season is here and it is my favorite time of the year where I like to pull my head together and make time for reflection in the year that just concluded. Therefore, I am very happy to send to you this year’s Seasons Greetings on behalf of myself and DCA, in between my Island-hopping journeys in…

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Miss.Africa celebrates the ITU #GirlsinICT Day

Message From the Founder of Miss.Africa Every year the ICT Girls Day reminds us that empowering women and girls and achieving gender equality is crucial to creating inclusive, open and prosperous societies. Hence, ICT is a tool through which gender equity and women’s empowerment can be advanced, and is essential to the creation of societies in which both women and…

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”At DCA, I found a New Revolution of Women in Technology ” – Judith

Ms. Judith Moraa spoke to Miss.Africa Voices about her Internship experience at DotConnectAfrica Trust. 1. Give us your general internship experience at DCA My dream has always been to sink myself into computers and be ‘the woman behind the machines’ a dream that was realized at DotConnectAfrica Trust. In a country where digital development is dynamic, Computer hackers getting more…

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Mobile App Coding: ”Women, don’t bend to threats”- Maurine

Miss.Africa Voices spoke to Ms. Mwaniki about her mobile App training experience at Miss.Africa.  She was among the top 3 women who’s Apps won the Mobile App Training. 1. Give us your general experience with Miss.Africa sponsored, eMobilis training basing a bias on women in tech in Kenya & how your digital skills were enhanced. I am a third year…

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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 in Tech: ”Nothing is too hard to achieve if we are dedicated”- Miriam

Miss.Africa Voices spoke to Ms. Mutune about her mobile App training experience that was Powered by Miss.Africa.  She created a Tax Returns Mobile App. 1. General experience with Miss.Africa sponsored, eMobilis training basing a bias on women in tech in Kenya & how your digital skills were enhanced. What I got from the three month Mobile App Training  that was…

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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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“Computer programming skills is a set of knowledge that can be learnt by anyone…”- Fateh Nguemo, Mentor, Abocoders

 Miss.Africa Voices spoke to Fateh Nguemo about her experience during the Miss.Africa sponsored training at Abocoders Q1: How did the Miss Africa Seed Fund enhance Abocoders’ initiatives and activities of supporting girls in STEM? Fateh: The Miss Africa Seed Fund made provision for the purchase of better equipment to create a better learning environment for the girls in STEM being…

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