Group Moves To Bridge Digital Divide Between Ebonyi Men, Women

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*adopts equal access to technological opportunities  solution


 By; MKPUMA ENYINNA, Abakaliki
In a bid to give both men and women equal access to technological opportunities, a non governmental organization popularly known as Adesso Development Initiative (ADI), is ready to bridge the digital divide between men and women in Ebonyi State.
The organization announced its intention to train  Abakaliki-based women and girls in the areas of UI/UX Design, Frontend Development, Backend Development among others.
According to the executive director, Mr. Nnaemeka Phil Eke-Okocha, the Tech4girls fellowship  is a two-month emersive learning programme specially designed for women and girls who are interested in career.in technology  for the betterment of the society.
He further explained that the purpose of the programme is to bridge the digital divide between men and women by offering them equal access to technological opportunities.
“ Tech4Girls Fellowship is a two-month emersive learning programme for women and girls who are interested in careers in technology. 
“The programme attempts to bridge the digital divide between men and women by giving women and girls equal access to technological opportunities.
“For the next two years, multiple cohorts will be implemented using standardized learning curriculums throughout the selected learning tracks.
“Tech4Girls will train Abakaliki-based women and girls in the following areas:UI/UX Design, Frontend Development, Backend Development”, he explained.
He therefore, called for applications from interested individuals for the first cohort of its Tech4girls fellowship programme, saying that the training is slated to commence in June and will last for two months while the deadline for application is May 31, 2022.
Mr. Eke Okocha further added that the female participants who will come for the physical training must be between they ages of 15 to 29 and resident in Abakaliki.

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