The Pink IT Women Empowerment Programme is empowering unemployed young female graduates in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) with software development and entrepreneurial skills to take up entrepreneurial role in the Software Industry.
Application Deadline: 5th November, 2016
Eligible Countries: Not stated
To be taken at (country): Training Center, Lagos, Nigeria
About the Award: This is a 22 week-long programme (16 weeks training workshop Saturdays only, while hands-on practice assignments will be done by participants during the week remotely or in a working space that shall be provided and 6 weeks internship in a software development company).
Eligibility: It is our desire to bring about the next big thing in Nigerian Software industry by empowering our women to be the Game Changers and you could be the one we are looking for:
If your answers to all these questions are yes, please apply (You are our likely candidate).
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of Programme: unemployed young female graduates in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) will be taught indepth lessons on software development and entrepreneurial skills to take up entrepreneurial role in the Software Industry. The program will groom you into becoming a successful entrepreneur in the software industry and you will be expected to grow your own business. Business Name registration and Account Opening will be done for each participant. Business Stationery will also be given to you.
The broad areas that will be covered in the training are as follows:
- Software development skills
- Business skills: Marketing and Sales, Financial and Accounting, Entrepreneurship
- Leadership and interpersonal Skills
Duration of Programme: 22 weeks
How to Apply:
Award Provider: The US Consulate