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May 2019 Edition

The month of April & May at W.TEC has been a busy one with back to back engagement which indeed has been impactful and fulfilling. Thus this gives us the pleasure to share with you our progress in breaking new grounds in April  and May.  
In April we marked the International ''Girls In ICT Day'' with an insightful forum on the success of Nigerian women  in the tech sector. The well attended event, held in conjunction with the United Nations Information Centre - Lagos and the United Nations Women - Nigeria. The event brought together Nigerian Women in technology, aspiring STEM undergraduates and secondary school girls to have a memorable discussion. 
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Tech  News

Applications Open For SheCreates - 2019 Camps

We are now accepting applications for the 4 - SheCreates Camps holding in 2019.

The 2-week STEAM camp for girls will hold in Lagos, Kwara and Anambra States from  July - September. Hurry now! Applications will close anytime, all  slots has been taken.

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W.TEC Hosts 3rd Edition of Early Innovators Camp

W.TEC is set to host the 3rd edition of its tech camp for kids. The camp is a 2-week tech - fun learning experience  for kids, aged 5 - 10years will holding in Lagos State from  July - September

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W.TEC - Academy, Extends Program From Ilorin to Offa

Additional schools at Offa will be joining our after school computer program for girls in Kwara State. The program which started in Ilorin will now be empowering  more girls with ICT skills.

W.TEC Hosts Panelist Session @ #DRIF19. 

Our Executive Director; Mrs Oreoluwa Lesi, organised and participated  in a session on ''internet governance'', at the  recently-concluded Digital Rights Inclusion Forum 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria.
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W.TEC Hosts Girls ICT Day Event at Kiddies Kingdom

Our Programmes Manager, Mrs Folashade Braimoh hosted pupils at Kiddies Kingdom Private School for their first ''Girls In ICT Day'' event.
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An Alumnae Shares Her Dream Job Experience at W.TEC
One of our wonderful alumnae shares with us her magical experience working at W.TEC for her S.I.W.E.S internship. Miss Monsurat Oshinfisan was a participant of our film production workshop at her school in 2013, back then it was her dream to someday work at W.TEC to empower girls like herself. In 2018  that dream came true for a whole year. 

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Becoming a Medicial Doctor
In Nigeria

A lot of our ladies now aspire to become medical doctors in Nigeria. Lets take a look at  what it takes to become a medical Doctor in Nigeria.

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Donate To W.TEC

Your generous donations to W.TEC are highly appreciated. Your contributions will support W.TEC’s highest priorities: providing affordable training, mentoring and career counselling; and investing in innovative research which will better the quality of life for women and girls.
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Tek Experts-Nigeria Collates  Views Across The IT Sector On Achieving Gender Balance

This is one of the most comprehensive digital projects embarked upon in Nigeria to gather and present information from across the Nigerian IT sector on how a gender balance can be achieved in the sector. The project comprises of detailed presentations, videos, statistics and lots more. This is a must read for those who wants to study more about  Nigerian women in the IT sector.
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Google to Empower 50,000 Nigerian Women 

Google is taking on the gender gap in the sub-Saharan  tech sector to boost socio- economic development in the region. 
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Initiatives Helping More Girls & Young Women Get into Tech

We wish to share with you this wonderful compilation of Nigerian initiatives, aimed at bringing more girls to the  Nigerian tech space.
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Grant Opportunities In Tech

Linking up with the right seed funds can take your business to the next level in 2019. Make it happen by reading what we've got for for you.  
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Scholarship Opportunities

We urge our  subscribers to always look out for this column which regularly shares latest info on scholarships.
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