WHAT WE DO
GENIUS FEMALE TECHNOLOGY & SOFTWARE TALENT
We scour the continent and screen our candidates rigorously to ensure we pick the best and brightest female talent that will emerge as the next generation of technology leaders and entrepreneurs that will solve Africa’s most pressing challenges.
WORLD CLASS EDUCATION & REAL WORLD SKILLS
AFRICA FOCUSED LEADERSHIP & ENTREPRENUERSHIP
We employ gender-relevant curriculum and locally available resources to empower our students to think about their education as a relevant way to solve problems in their communities and become change agents for Africa and the world.
INDUSTRY MENTORS & GLOBAL JOB ENGAGEMENT
We empower our girls with excellent career preparation and individualized mentoring that prepares them to immediately contribute big (10X) innovative ideas to local and global tech companies. We are bridging the global female tech talent gap!
Building Technolgoy Leaders and Entreprenuers
We are the #1 African Coding School aimed at building female African Technology leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs. We are preparing girls in Africa to engage in the technology innovation and participate in tech careers!
GLOBAL AND LOCAL TECH JOBS FOR GIRLS
We connect our girls to tech jobs locally and globally. 91% of our graduates get a job as a software programmer within 3 months of graduation
Unmatched Years of Experience in Africa
We have over 8 years of experience training African girls in STEM
WORLD CLASS EDUCATION
We offer an outstanding curriculum developed by Experts
Unoma Okorafor, Ph.D.
Frances Van Sloan
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