The Women Technology Empowerment Centre has opened applications for its 2015 W.TEC Girls Technology Camp tagged “Geeky Divas – Grooming ICTpreneurs”.
The W.TEC Girls Technology Camp is a 2-week technology education and mentoring residential camp organized by W.TEC, with the objective of helping girls develop an early interest in computers and other information technology. W.TEC aims to increase the number of Nigerian women using technology productively for learning, professional and leadership activities.
Girls will participate in a number of activities, including excursions to technology companies, career sessions and computing workshops, which will expose them to SCRATCH Programming with Raspberry Pi, Mobile Application Development, Digital Video Production, Graphics Designing using CorelDraw, 3D Designing using Sketch-Up and Robotics Programming.
The camp is open to 30 girls between the ages of 13 and 17, who enjoy using the internet and are interested in exploring a career using computers and/or other information and communication technology.
The two weeks program will cost NGN 50,000 per student and will cover tuition, feeding, boarding, educational resources and excursions. Scholarships are available for public schools.
The technology camp will hold from August 2 to 15, 2015. Interested applicants can apply here.