CS4HS (Computer Science for High School) is an initiative sponsored by Google to promote Computer Science and Computational Thinking in high school and middle school curriculum. Funding is awarded to applicants from research institutions, universities, school districts and educational nonprofits dedicated to delivering exemplary Computer Science workshops to students. These workshops incorporate informational talks by industry leaders,
Hash Code is a team-based programming competition organized by Google for students and industry professionals (18+) across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. You pick your team and programming language, Google picks a real-life engineering problem to solve.
Application Deadline: 20th February, 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: countries in Africa,
The idea for Gmail began with 1 Googler. Today it has more than 425 million users and counting. At Google Business Internship, one Googler can make a huge impact, our interns–they are key players in our daily innovation.
Application Deadline: Thursday, 1st December 2016, 11:59pm GMT.
To be Taken at: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Amsterdam,
Through the Women Techmakers Scholars Programme – formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Programme – Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field.
Application Deadline: 1st December 2016
Brief description: To celebrate International Women’s Day, Google is inviting women around the world interested in Technology for the Women Techmaker Global Event. In addition to other locations around the world, the event will be held in Lagos, Nigeria.
About the Program
Google strives to cultivate a wholly inclusive workplace around the globe.
Application Deadline: 29 April 2016
Offered Annually? Yes
The Zawadi Africa Education Fund is a program designed to provide undergraduate scholarships to academically gifted girls/ women from disadvantaged backgrounds from Africa to pursue higher education in the US, Uganda, Ghana, South Africa and Kenya.
Google encourages African women through the program to pursue careers in computer science as part of it’s ongoing support of education in Africa and commitment to diversifying it’s engineering talent pool.
Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. In Sub Saharan Africa, Google’s strategy is to get more users online by developing an accessible, relevant and sustainable internet ecosystem.
Google has developed a strong presence in Africa through its various education and technology programs and events tailors towards promoting and developing students’ knowledge and skills in technology;
Udemy online learning platform offers a free online course to learn how to cultivate great ideas. The free course, Ideas Come From Everywhere, is by Marissa Mayer, New Yahoo! CEO, former Vice President of Google’s Search Products and User Experience.
Marissa Mayer, believes that ideas for new products come from everywhere –
You already know Facebook (who doesn’t), Twitter, Google+ and a few other popular social networking sites. But how much do you know about niche social networking sites that focus on users with particular set(s) of interest? Networking on niche social platforms gives a sense of belonging, knowing that you are with people who share similar interest or even think like you.
It’s been about 11 months (as at the time of writing this) since Google rolled out its social networking site and identity service, Google+ (pronounced Google Plus). The social media network was launched in June 28 2011 and opened to the public on September 20, 2011. As at April 2012 there are 170 million Google+ users.