Microsoft Corporation and The Egyptian Ministry of Youth and Sports are sponsoring 6 young women beneficiaries from ACWICT for the Africa Code Event.

The Africa Code Event is a hackathon event that seeks to empower young women to have an effective role in the use of technology in their society, by providing them with the latest updates in technology so that they can create ICT cloud based solution for SDGs.

Objectives of the Event

  • Creating awareness among young girls on opportunities in Computer Science education and careers.
  • Create awareness about entrepreneurship and generate opportunities for young women using technology.
  • Empower young women to play a major role in their community and economic development.
  • Bonding young African girls together and exchange different cultures.
  • Girls will develop cloud based solutions addressing SDGs 5,9,10.