At African Women in Technology (AWIT), we are committed to bridging the gender gap in the tech industry across Africa. Our mission is to empower and celebrate women in technology, fostering a diverse and inclusive tech ecosystem.
In 2024, our goal is to train 10,000 girls in the following 10countries, providing them with the skills and opportunities to excel in the tech sector:
With a rapidly growing tech ecosystem, particularly in Lagos, Nigeria offers abundant opportunities for tech training programs.
Egypt's growing tech ecosystem in cities like Cairo and Alexandria offers a vibrant environment for training programs.
Nairobi, known as "Silicon Savannah," boasts a thriving tech community and is a prime location for tech education.
4) South Africa
This is well-established tech sector, centered around cities like Cape Town and Johannesburg, provides a strong foundation for training initiatives.
Accra, the capital of Ghana, is an emerging tech hub with a commitment to tech education.
Rwanda's active investment in technology and innovation makes it an attractive choice for AWIT initiatives.
Dakar, the capital of Senegal, is witnessing the growth of tech startups and tech-focused initiatives.
Ethiopia is becoming a hub for software development and innovation, providing ample opportunities for tech training.
Uganda's tech sector is on the rise, with a growing number of tech hubs and startups, particularly in Kampala.
10) Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire)
Abidjan, the largest city in Ivory Coast, is experiencing growth in its tech ecosystem and is another viable location for training programs.
AWIT strives at empowering women and closing the gender gap in tech and financial literacy across Africa by creating an inclusive tech and finance ecosystem.
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