Huawei Trains 1000 JHS And SHS Female Students In Digital Skills

Huawei Technologies Ghana successfully schooled 1000 female pupils in the Ga Central Municipal government in digital skills.

This same exercise, which would have been conducted in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration (MOFARI) and the Ga Central Municipal Assembly, is part of the ICT giant’s “Seeds for the Future Women in Tech” program, which aims to equip and empower more women to take on roles in the technology ecosystem.

Via Ga Central Municipal Educational Director general, 500 JHS female students from either the Municipality’s 17 basic schools were trained in basic coding.

While 500 SHS female students from Odorgonor Senior High School received instruction in fundamental ICT skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, to assist them adjusting as they prepare for university, where most activities and assignments need regular usage of  Microsoft Office Applications.

All females additionally got effective cybersecurity training, with the goal of educating them to navigate the internet more safely, particularly while participating on social media.
Huawei also recognized over 200 kids who excelled throughout the sessions with presents such as School Bags, stationery, branded souvenirs, and Xmas Shopping Vouchers in order to promote and develop their interests in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

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The event, which was part of Huawei Ghana’s major Women in Tech initiative in the Ga Central Municipality, also included a New Fintech Course and an Intercultural International program for around 150 women in the Municipality. These initiatives sought to increase digital literacy while also allowing recipients to actively engage in and reap the advantages of the globalised era.

Being an element of Huawei’s goal of promoting gender equality, the Global Leading ICT Company thinks that greater opportunities and assistance should be provided to women in order to empower them and ensure they have access to education and training in order to participate in the digital economy.

Apart from Ghana, Huawei has previously launched specific digital skills capacity development and empowerment initiatives for women in a number of countries, including Ireland, Argentina, Bangladesh, Kenya, and South Africa, as part of its Women in a Technology project.

 

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