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The Annual Abuja Sumer Institute (ASI) for Young Women is an Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Women’s Rights Advancements and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) in collaboration with the African Studies Program at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the Everett Program, an Info Tech Social Entrepreneurial training organization from the University of California, Santa Cruz are starting an Annual Abuja Summer Institute (ASI) for Young Women.
The institute is designed to provide ICT training and marketable skills for young women from the NW and NE Zones, areas of Nigeria where opportunities are extremely limited. The curriculum will include training on blogging such as WordPress, the use of graphic apps for events, weddings, etc, digital video and photographic applications, mobile phone/GSM applications for micro-enterprises, and other applications. The Institute’s objective is to provide real world, practical training in ICT tools that will empower young women work in the ICT industry and to start Micro-enterprises that will add value to their communities. The long term goal is to boost northern women’s capacity to participate in and to grow northern economy.
The institute which will hold in Abuja lasts for one week. A few scholarships are available for to cover accommodation and feeding for qualified young women from the North East and North East of Nigeria.
Applicants must be female from either the North East or North West and must:
- A minimum of secondary school education
- Adequate written and spoken English Language Proficiency
- Computer literate
- Present certificate of indigence of any of the states from the two regions
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