Tag: STEM

Technology is not too complicated, just be available and learn the skills – Shirley Amorkor Amarteifio Miss.Africa Digital, Kumasi Hive Trainee

Ms. Shirley Amorkor Amarteifio a recent graduate at the Kumasi Hive Miss.Africa Digital sponsored training speaks to us about her experience in learning graphic design Give a general experience with Miss.Africa Digital sponsored, Kumasi Hive training & how your digital skills were enhanced. What was most challenging? The Miss. Africa programme was exceptionally educative as we got exposed to certain…

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Women a very passionate about their work and everything they do, they bring out great amazing inventions- Matilda Kissibugum Miss.Africa Digital, Kumasi Hive Trainee

Ms. Matilda Kissibugum a recent graduate at the Kumasi Hive Miss.Africa Digital sponsored training speaks to us about her experience learning how to do graphic design Give a general experience with Miss.Africa Digital sponsored, Kumasi Hive training & how your digital skills were enhanced. What was most challenging? Am Matilda Kissibugum, a third year chemistry student at Kwame Nkrumah University…

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My perception of involvement of #WomenInTech has been enhanced, after Miss.Africa Sponsored Training- Edem Gadabor

Miss.Africa Voices spoke to Gadabor Afua Marian Edem about her experience during the Miss.Africa Digital sponsored training at Kumasi Hive; Give a general experience with Miss. Africa Digital Sponsored, Kumasi Hive training and how your digital skills were enhanced. What was most challenging? All I had in common with graphic design before I started training with Kumasi Hive was interest.…

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Women in technology within Africa is reason why tech skills trainings are important- Trainer, Ecosol Seychelles

Zach Kafuko speaks of his experience of teaching the session on the “hardware hackathon at the Eco-Sol Miss.Africa Digital sponsored training. Ecosol runs the ‘Full STEM Ahead!’ project for girls in Seychelles. Below is the conversation Highlight your general experience with the program? The program was well organised and perhaps long overdue. This could be seen from  the enthusiastic participation…

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We need to address the digital gender divide to bridge the economic divide

Labour markets and educational needs are being transformed for women and young people by the onslaught of fast-moving technological change, a United Nations commission hears Negative stereotypes about women and girls studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects are among the impediments to an inclusive world where hi-tech solutions solve global problems, the 21st session of the UN Commission…

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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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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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WomeninTech: “If you can dream it, you can have it…”- Bukola Gbadamosi, Project Officer, The AboCoders

Bukola Gbadamosi speaks of her experience of teaching  how to code using Python, JavaScript, CSS & HTML Python at AboCoders Q1: How did the Miss Africa Seed Fund enhance AboCoders’ initiatives and activities of supporting girls in STEM? Bukola: The Miss.Africa Seed Fund has enhanced AboCoders initiatives and activities of supporting girls in STEM by financially enabling us to introduce,…

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“Women must encourage themselves to seek digital knowledge and use it to solve societal problems”- Amina

Question 1: Give a general experience with Miss.Africa sponsored AboCoders training and how your digital skills were enhanced Amina: I have learnt how to code in HTML, CSS and JS and my typing has improved tremendously. Before, I didn’t have any form of information about computers but am greatly I can now easily embrace the digital novelty with the acquired skills…

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My experience at Miss.Africa Mobile App Training

Ms. Mercy Chege spoke to Miss.Africa Voices about her mobile coding training experience at Miss.Africa. She was among the 25 women selected for a fully funded training. 1.Give us a general experience with Miss.Africa sponsored, eMobilis training basing a bias on women in tech in Kenya & how your digital skills were enhanced. The experiences with both Miss. Africa and…

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