Women's Technology Empowerment Centre – W.TEC

SheCanWithICT

SHECANWITHICT

Sustaining  Her Enterprise,  Career and Network

SHE CAN with ICT (Sustaining Her Enterprise, Career and Network) is a W.TEC initiative in collaboration with Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation, to improve the productivity and profitability of women-owned businesses, by equipping them with in-depth practical digital technology skills and tools to catalyze their entrepreneurial growth in an increasingly technology-driven business environment.

Format: 300 women will participate in month-long workshops (2 days each week) with a different module each week and complete a project by the end.

Target Beneficiaries: Aspiring and existing female entrepreneurs aged 18 to 35 years

Criteria:

Participants must:

  • Be female entrepreneurs aged 18 to 35 years or aspire to be entrepreneurs
  • Have regular access to a smart phone and a working laptop
  • Have internet access
  • Be available for the training period if selected

Program Goals:

  • To equip 300 aspiring or existing female entrepreneurs with technology skills and knowledge to improve their business productivity and profitability.
  • Reduce the digital gender gap by increasing the number of women who are comfortable using technology
  • Promote sustainable and financial empowerment for female entrepreneurs via their strategic use of technology

Curriculum:

  • Week 1: Developing a Technology Strategy & Strategic Use of Productivity Tools
  • Week 2: Website Design & Management for Entrepreneurs
  • Week 3: Video Marketing for Entrepreneurs
  • Week 4: Market Research and Analysis; Project Completion