“ When kids look up to great scientists the way they do to great musicians and actors,
civilization will jump to the next level. ”
Interactive and hands-on workshops, camps and after-school programs designed to get more girls at an early age interested and engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
July 28, 2015
The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Ghana hosts
teens clubs for girls in various local schools in their neighbourhood, Adabraka.
The club focuses on personal branding and grooming, girl empowerment, sexual awareness and other social issues.
As part of this year’s club’s celebration week, YWCA Ghana partnered with us to introduce 20 girls to Computer Science. Two hours of going through the Code.org’s Angry Birds tutorial with the girls exposed them to the wonders of technology and how they could contribute to it through Computer science.
Mar 21, 2015
An Hour of Code session with over 50 beautiful kids from the SOS Children's Village and School in Tema.
Sponsored by the Vodafone Ghana Foundation
as part of their "Bring a Cheer to your Community" initiative.
A cash donation of GHS 3000 was also made to support the school fees of 50 girls at the SOS Children’s Village, Tema.
Dec 13, 2014
Joining the efforts of Code.org and an unprecedented coalition of partners including Microsoft, Apple, Amazon,
we hosted our 1st Hour of Code event, a one-hour (well, we did two-hours) introduction to computer science,
designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics.
Actress and TV personality, Ama K. Abebrese, the Korle Gonno RC Girls Basic School and YWCA Ghana participated in this event to mark the Computer Science Education (CSED) Week.
Jul 21-22, 2014
We held our first STEM workshop with 30 beautiful and smart girls from the Korle-Gonno RC Girls Basic School.
Over 2 days, we made working instruments like pianos out of bananas, guitars out of cardboard using the
Makey-Makey , and also learned to type and use
Microsoft's Excel and PowerPoint.
Ekua Odoom, M.D of Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) and Anne Amuzu, CEO of Nandimobile, also shared their stories about working in the technology field.
Jan 5-10, 2015
The residential camp hosted 50 girls and was structured around educational forum with professional women in technology, introduction to web development(HTML & CSS) and hands-on activities with Makey-Makey, Raspberry Pi and Arduino kits. The girls also visited the MEST Incubator and ISpace Ghana. Our speakers were Freda Yawson, Florence Adu and Muhammida El Muhajir. This was Sponsored by the IIE-WeTech and CentreLink Hostels