Umbokoda is a nationwide program aimed at encouraging female participation in the ICT sector. Our support includes creating an international network of female coders, creating local female coding clubs and, hosting boot camps and hackathons. We deliver training programs for females of all ages to help bridge the gender divide in the ICT sector.
Did you know?
- Women make up just 11% of the developer workforce.
- Gender diversity in the ICT sector has a higher potential for more creativity, innovation, and productivity.
- “The lack of participation of females in computing excludes them from the new economy, which calls for sophisticated computer skills in exchange for high salary positions.” (- Gender and Computers: Understanding the Digital Divide