STEM Geeks Initiative

Our objectives

 

i) To help close the gender gap in technology by equipping young women with computing and professional skills across the Africa continent,

ii) To offer skills training and exposure to real-world mentorship opportunities in technology.

iii) To empower girls and women to get into tech and develop a tech-carer

 

Our Target Beneficiaries

Underprivileged Girls and young women

Rural Girls and young women

Disabled Girls and young women

 

A Platform for girls in STEM

The introductory platform for women and girls from all walks of life to connect and learn more about the tech field.

The only local initiative which strives to eliminate/lower barriers to entry for ladies who have no/little knowledge in technology but are interested to hone their tech skills.

A welcoming community for ladies who shy away from tech because of gender bias in the field

 

What We Do!

 

We INSPIRE

Female representation in tech matters. Through our regular tech talks featuring women who have made it in the industry, we hope to inspire a new generation of women to pursue careers in the tech industry.

 

We EDUCATE

We believe that technical skills such as computer programming are empowering. Through our introductory courses, we make technology education options more accessible for women to pick up the skills they need to thrive in an increasingly digital world.

 

We CONNECT

We provide the platform for women from all walks of life to connect with other women as they embark on their journey in the tech industry.

We EQUIP

We equip young women with the skills and resources to pursue academic and career opportunities in computer science, engineering and mathematics.

 

OUR WORK

We connect mentors, mentees, coaches and tutors

We organize workshops, bootcamps, tech talks and women in tech networking