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AFS launches Accelerator, Exchange Scholarships for Girls in STEM Worldwide

AFS Intercultural Programs launches the AFS Global STEM Accelerator: a full-scholarship, virtual exchange program designed to empower 150 young women worldwide with access to education in sustainability, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), and social impact. Through immersive learning experiences, AFS Global STEM Accelerator scholars will develop critical technical competencies, like

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Women Technopreneurs – INJAZ and Microsoft to empower women in Qatar with AI entrepreneurship

Microsoft and INJAZ Qatar launch Women Technopreneurs, a project to integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) into women's entrepreneurship. The Women Technopreneurs project will focus on entrepreneurship with an emphasis on AI technology. It will seek to increase the knowledge and qualification of young women in tech. So they can use these

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Wentors, Microsoft to provide mentorship and training to 1,000 women in tech

Wentors is partnering with Microsoft to provide mentorship and training to one thousand women in tech. Through the initiative Microsoft 4Afrika will provide a platform to encourage women working in the technology industry in Africa. Wentors is a global community of women in technology mentoring and nurturing each other through

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Women Techsters Initiative to train girls and women across Africa in coding and deep tech skills

Microsoft is working with Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative, Tech4Dev, to train girls and women across Africa in coding and deep tech skills through the Women Techsters initiative. The initiative will will focus on training women and girls in software development, product design, product management, data science and

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Tech4Dev, Microsoft empower women in Nigeria with tech skills

Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative, Tech4Dev, is a Nigerian non-profit organization working with Microsoft to skill more women with tech skills. The partnership program with Microsoft Nigeria has seen women trained in coding and deep tech skills. Through an experiential learning initiative called the Nigerian Women Techsters. With partners like

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Developers in Vogue co-founder Ivy Barley, joins Microsoft

Ivy Barley, co-founder of African women in tech non-profit organization Developers in Vogue, joins Microsoft. She joins Microsoft in Redmond as Program Manager in the Office 365 Experiences and Devices Team. "Stoked to announce the next stage of my career growth", Ivy takes to her Twitter social media page to make

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SheHacks, Microsoft collaborate to empower women in Kenya with Cybersecurity Engineering skills

Microsoft at Shehacks HackFest 2019 Microsoft is partnering with SheHacks Kenya to co-host this years HackFest event. A move that showcases Microsoft's commitment to supporting and advocating for Kenyan women and minorities with interest in cybersecurity engineering. The two day festival is taking place at the Strathmore University Business school in

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Microsoft launch first LEAP Program cohort in Nigeria

Ten female developers will participate in the first cohort of the Microsoft LEAP Program in Nigeria. They will recieve sixteen weeks of training in technical support software engineering roles. Microsoft Leap Hackathon in Nigeria This is part of Microsoft's plans to encourage diversity and inclusivity in software engineering roles in

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Microsoft Women in Tech Launch, Strathmore University, Nairobi

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

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WISE4Afrika – Microsoft 4Afrika collaborates with Strathmore University to extend WISE Mentoring Program into Africa

"Growing up as a woman in Kenya, there was a lack of female role models within STEM for me to engage with and learn from" says Wanjira Kamwere, program lead of WISE4Afrika. An initiative by Microsoft to inspire women to take up careers in technology. Microsoft through its 4Afrika engine

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