Microsoft Women in Tech
Are you a female interested in becoming a software developer or already a developer? Microsoft Tech community Kenya invites you to the launch of its female community on October 5, 2019. 10 am at Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya.
The invitation reads;
We will be launching the Microsoft Women in Tech community at Strathmore University, Nairobi Kenya.
Come ready to learn and network with successful ladies in the tech industry and know what is in store for you.
Join a platform of like minded people to learn, teach, mentor and network.
Click to register and plan to be at the launch event. Don’t forget to share this with anyone who might benefit from this.
Strengthening the place of women in technology
In recent months, Microsoft has announced various projects strengthening the place of females in technology. These include the Microsoft Leap hackathon and Codess Kenya event. Microsoft has also extended the Women In Software Engineering Mentoring Program into Africa.
So far, 30 female students are receiving coaching from fellow female engineers and executives. They will recieve in-person and virtual training and coaching over nine months. Thirty two women developers have also participated in the Microsoft LEAP Hackathon in Nairobi.
We look forward to updating this post with more details about how you can join the community after the launch event.