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                                            September 2017 Edition
Star student Benita Clement at W.TEC Girls Technology Camp
W.TEC Holds 10th Edition Of Annual Girls Technology Camp  - #WTEC2017Camps
The month of August at W.TEC was a record-setting month. In this September edition of our newsletter, we share with you the milestones achieved by W.TEC.
  • The 10th Edition Of W.TEC Girls Camp
  • 1st Girls Camp in Ibadan
  • 1st Technology Camp for Kids
  • Meet W.TEC's 2017 Technology Queens 
  • Meet The New Face At W.TEC
  • Lithuanian Guests at W.TEC
W.TEC Holds 10th Edition of Lagos Girls Technology Camp 
W.TEC's Technology Camp for Girls in 2017 was our 10th annual camp since we started the programme in 2008. The award winning camp was the first of its kind in Nigeria, attracting tech giants like Google.org & Nokia UK via GlobalGiving as this year's major sponsors.

Read more..  |  View photos..   |  Watch videos..

 
Students from the W.TEC Kids Tech Camp with Oreoluwa Lesi
W.TEC Holds Inaugural Summer Tech Camp for Kids
Our first technology camp for primary school children in Lagos was a big success. During their graduation ceremony, our young participants wowed us with their sweet presentations of the video games they designed during the camp.

In this post, we introduce to you our first tech camp for kids.


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Our Lithuanian Guests at W.TEC
We had a wonderful meeting with AfriKo's team at our office in August.

The AfriKo's team is working on setting-up a platform to foster a Lithuanian & West African partnership to facilitate technology exchange and promote investment opportunities. 

In this post, we share more about their visit to W.TEC as part of their exploratory meetings with stakeholders for the project.


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Lagos State To Train 1 Million Students to Code
In a drive to keep Lagos State's citizens leveraging on the latest technological advancements for their collective development, the Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Education is set to launch its CodeLagos initiative. This will provide opportunities to learn to code to every student in Lagos State.  

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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.

Donate to us via bank transfer or using a debit or credit card on the GlobalGiving platform.

Also sign-up to volunteer with us.
W.TEC Hosts Maiden Girls Camp in Ibadan
The vision to extend W.TEC's Girls Tech Camp to various parts of  Nigeria is coming to fruition. Thanks to Google.org & Nokia UK via GlobalGiving, we took the tech-fun learning experience to girls in Ibadan, Oyo state.  

Read more..   | View photos..   |  Watch videos..
Meet The New W.TEC ICT Queens of 2017
It is our honour to present to you the new W.TEC ICT Queens for 2017. These two brilliant young ladies, Benita Clement and Adeyosola Ajakaiye, emerged the best overall participants of the Lagos and Ibadan camps respectively. 

In this post we get to know these intelligent ladies better through interviews they granted W.TEC recently.  


Read Miss Benita's Interview  
Read Miss Adeyosola's Interview 

 
Meet The New Face At W.TEC
We are excited to have a new intern join our communications team at W.TEC. Miss Ayomide Omoniyi is studying Mass Communications at the Yaba College of Technology. She shares with us her first interesting experience at W.TEC   

Read more..

 
Support Personal Data Protection In Nigeria By Participating In This Survey 
A4AI-Nigeria coalition together with the Web Foundation, is working on research around the collection and processing of personal data in Nigeria. This survey is aimed at gauging the response of data subjects (consumers) concerning the collection of personal information in Nigeria.

The survey has 12 questions and takes less than 5 minutes to complete.


Click Here To Fill Survey Form.

 
Social Media Professions
The Social Media world has come to stay, establishing itself as an industry that is needed by all other industries. The talent-based industry is highly dynamic and lucrative making many of our youths who work from home millionaires overnight. In this new column of our newsletter, we share with you the various professions in this industry.

Our first presentation is on  Social Media Influencers, on this we share with you an interesting write-up by Christina Newberry on the 
HootSuite Blog.

Read more on Social Media Influencers


 
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