Newsletter for Women's Technology Empowerment Centre - W-TEC 
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 W.TEC Bits & Bytes

    June 2016

May & June

The month of May and June was  busy at W.TEC. During this period, the following major activities were implemented by W.TEC, setting the bar for new heights of accomplishments:
  • ICT workshop for Librarians 
  • Digital Marketing Workshop for Business-women
  • Girls from the W.TEC Academy hosted at G.E
  • Mentorship Lunch for girls of our Academy
  •  2016 Technovation Challenge
  • Malala Art Contest for girls
Enjoy our  June newsletter.  

Girls in Technology Day at GE

Participants of the W.TEC – Academy, Technovation Challenge, Film-making Club and W.TEC Camp alumnae were invited to participate in a day-long showcase of technology projects and hackathon at General Electric.
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W.TEC's New Team Members

Meet the new ladies at W.TEC: Ms. Adeola Akinyemiju (L) is our new Admin & Finance Officer while Mrs. Maryam Ibraheem (R) is the new Programme Manager for the Beyond Access Nigeria project.
More about Adeola
More about Maryam

Malala Art Contest

W.TEC was selected as one of the participating organisations for this year’s, ''Education for Girls Advocacy Art Contest'' hosted by the Malala Foundation. Our girls performed marvelously producing photos, drawings and poems, for the contest.
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Apply Now! W.TEC 2016 Camp for Girls

The annual W.TEC Technology Girls Camp is, here again, slated for July 31st – August 13th. Hurry to register your daughter for this year’s camp today.
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Pictures of 2015 Camp

Beyond Access - ICT Workshop

W.TEC in conjunction with Intel and IREX organised a 3-day ICT workshop for librarians from S.West, S.East, and S.South of Nigeria, as part of the Beyond Access Nigeria programme. 
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View pictures of Workshop 1 & Workshop 2

Mentorship Programme

W.TEC Academy organised a special mentorship session for select girls of the Academy, who have shown great  potential and interest in the future  with ICT. 
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Donate To W.TEC

Your generous donations to support W.TEC's programmes 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.

Get details on how to  donate to or volunteer with W.TEC.

Digital Marketing Workshop

In May, W.TEC organised a 2-day Digital Marketing workshop for women entrepreneurs, which is part of W.TEC's SHE CAN WITH ICT programme. This was a huge success with subsequent workshops in the works.
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Technovation Challenge

Participants of W.TEC's 2016 Technovation challenge were simply amazing. The team of 5 talented girls from Girls Academy Senior Secondary School produced a mobile app. Although they did not make it to the final, the girls are excited about developing more apps.
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Girls In ICT Day

To mark this year's ''Girls In ICT Day'' W.TEC organized a career talk event for members of the W.TEC Academy. 80 girls participated in the programme which was a big source of inspiration to the girls.
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