Digital Skills Hub

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Projects

Browse through projects from around the world that are empowering girls and women with digital skills for life, work and leadership. These include projects empowering girls both inside and outside of school, professional development programmes for women, initiatives building teacher capacities, and policies, laws and plans aiming for structural change. 

This section is a non-exhaustive compilation. If you would like to add your own project to the Hub, please complete this form. We will regularly update the Hub as new information becomes available.

 

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#MarchForSisterhood

This digital global march led and created by girls invites people to share videos of themselves marching for causes that matter to them on social media on the International Day of the Girl.

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Girls Who Code Foundation

#Misscode

This six-week training builds skills in programming, digital project management and digital safety while offering site visits and links to professionals in France’s ICT sector.

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Simplon.co

#techmums

This programme provides trainings on Cloud technology, digital safety and coding to empower mothers to enter a new career paths and gain confidence to set up their own businesses or return to employment.

Organiser: 

#techmums

#techmumsTV

This livestream show includes 5 weekly one hour episodes on mothers and technology, aiming to build women's confidence and resources to embrace digital opportunities.

Organiser: 

#techmums, Facebook

21C Girls

This civil society organization with headquarters in Singapore delivers free coding, artificial intelligence and robotics classes for girls in Asia.

Organiser: 

21C Girls

23 Code Street

This coding school for women offers in person and online coding courses. They provide digital skills training opportunities to a woman in the slums of India for every paying student.

Organiser: 

23 Code Street

Abie Awards

These awards celebrate the achievements of women in tech and include the: Technical Leadership, Student of Vision, Technology Entrepreneurship, Emerging Leader, and Change Agent Abie Awards.

Organiser: 

Anita Borg Institute

Accelerating Women

This Canadian pilot project works to help women better access critical support to help them start and grow successful companies.

Organiser: 

Canada One

Act on the Promotion of Women's Participation and Advancement in the Workplace

This action plan supports the career development of female employees at Sony, and includes: measures to improve the workplace environment, leadership training and networking opportunities, and recruitment events targeting female students in STEM fields.

Organiser: 

Sony Corporation

Ada Awards

The awards recognize the achievements of women and girls in digital fields and professions, as well as the organizations that support them.

Organiser: 

Digital Leadership Institute, Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (CEPIS), DIGITALEUROPE, European Centre for Women and Technology, and European SchoolNet

Ada Byron a la mujer tecnologa

This Spanish prize is awarded every year to a woman who has made an important contribution in science, with the aim to raise the visibility of female scientists and promote this field of study among young women.

Organiser: 

Deusto University

Ada Developers Academy

This year-long, tuition-free coding school for women and gender-diverse adults includes classroom-based learning and internship experience in technology companies.

Organiser: 

Ada Developers Academy

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