In line with its commitment to bridge technology gender gap and encourage more women to take up careers in Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics (STEM), a Non-governmental organisation, Webfala Digital Skills for all Initiative, is set to train 100 women in Web development and graphics design.
The Founder and Executive Director of the organisation, Mrs Nafisat Bakare made this disclosure this in a statement released on Sunday, 26 December, 2021.
According to her, the training tagged ‘Keeping Female in STEM’ is targeted at unemployed female graduates based in Kwara and who are interested in acquiring digital skills that make them become financially independent and solve problems in their communities.
Bakare who noted that the training is free and will hold for three months in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, disclosed that the initiative is supported by the Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund and Ford Foundation.
“We are doing this training to bridge the technology gender gap and empower women with digital skills that will make them live better lives. Our target is to train 100 unemployed female graduates of University, Polytechnic and Colleges of Education who reside in Ilorin.
The Executive Director of Webfala Digital Skills for all Initiative therefore encouraged female graduates in Kwara state to register for the training. Interested persons should call +2348083762789 or send mail to [email protected].