Let Girls Code Nigeria – Finalist in the 2019 Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund

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Let girls Code institute is a non-profit organization that works to empower the next generation of African Women leaders in computing to transform their future and help lead their communities towards a new era of technical expertise and entrepreneurship from exposure to basic programming skills. Through Let girls Code institutes various camps, workshops, and mentorship opportunities, Let girls Code institute will support Women and girls that with determination, hard work, and a couple lines of code, the future is theirs for the making. The Let girls Code institute developers programme will train, tool and position 10,000 African Female hands-on software developers for the local and international software development market.

Let girls Code institute promotes development in sub Saharan African regions starting with Nigeria by cultivating young technology entrepreneurs. We have developed curriculum materials, software technologies, platforms, and networks that enable Women and Girls in sub Saharan African emerging regions to innovate in the area of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Participants will undergo a project based model to training wherein they will be exposed to foundational software development tools as well as resources to thrive as a modern day software developer entrepreneur. The programme will seek to establish the foundation knowledge, tools and platform upon which participants can pursue a career as software development entrepreneurs.

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