UN Women Tanzania is launching a call for applications to qualified girls to participate in the African Girls Can Code to be held in Zanzibar – State University of Zanzibar (SUZA), from February 27 – March 10, 2023.
The aim is to train and empower a minimum of 2,000 girls aged 17 to 25 across Africa to become computer programmers, creators and designers, putting them on the right track to undertake studies and pursue careers in the information, communication and technology (ICT) sectors. The initiative has two key strategies, namely: coding camps and the integration of ICT, coding and gender into national curricula.
The coding camps are coordinated in close collaboration with United Republic of Tanzania (Mainland and Zanzibar) through the:
The Tanzania team responsible for implementing the African Girls Can CODE initiative will provide the participants selected following a selection process with the following:
To qualify for the coding camps, applicants should:
To be selected, applicants need to:
The Call for Application will be open until January 20, 2023 at 23.59hrs EAT (Tanzanian Time).
All applications MUST be submitted through email [email protected], with subject line REF: CFA No. UNW-ESA-TZA-2023- 001 on African Girls Can Code Initiatives Phase 2 Coding Camp.
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.