Celebrating ITU Girls in ICT Day, Miss.Africa Digital Ambassadors speak

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 Historically African women have been the pillar of strength throughout Africa and the Diaspora. Without examining the contributions made by African women throughout the ages, the full story of the African experience and struggle cannot be told  CUNY Young African Leadership Symposium Keynote Speech – Sophia Bekele, Founder of Miss.Africa Digital
We are glad to bring you the latest updates from our Miss.Africa Digital Ambassadors.
This year we celebrate our 4th Seedfunding round with stories from our ambassadors, together with some of our March 2019 International Womens Month activities. We also join the world in observing the ITU Girls in ICT Day that aims to encourage and empower girls and young women to consider studies and car​eers in the growing field of ICTs,​ enabling both girls and technology companies to reap the benefits of greater female participation in the ICT sector.
The cohort in Kumasi Hive Ghana just succesfully completed their training where selected and fully funded girls in 3 cohorts recieved new skills in, Web Development, Internet of Things and Graphics Design with inputs from experts from the industry.
Kumasi Hive is the third grand winner and the 2018 Miss.Africa Digital Grand Seed Fund Prize. It is it is a multi-space innovation place for rapid prototyping of ideas, budding local innovations, impact start-up support and promoting youth entrepreneurship as a way of addressing critical social economic and developmental challenges. Read more here
As part of its continuing pioneer-ship of supporting and promoting women in African tech landscape, DCA Academy sponsors and facilitates the role for our Miss.Africa Digital Ambassadors to give them the opportunity to voice their minds.
During the international women’s month of March, Ms. Sithembile Ncube, our Ambassador; Miss.Africa Digital WomenInTech Program and a recipient of the prestigious Miss.Africa Digital Seed Fund award was opportuned the role to represent Miss.Africa Digital’s work and her work at the Women in Tech Africa conference on 18-19 March 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa.
She handled the topic; Presenting Tech Principles to a Non-Tech Audience. Read her blog here
Other Miss.Africa winners are currently engaged in tech activities and we will be bringing you the updates as they complete. Training is one of the key channels to introduce new enviroments to those interested in learning new tech skills such as coding that would result in web and app development, and new entrepreneurship revenue channels for youth and girls and Miss.Africa and DCA Digital Academy are on the fore front.
Miss.Africa Digital: proud to generate the next TechQueens of Africa!
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