Women's Technology Empowerment Centre – W.TEC

W.TEC COLLABORATES WITH ACT FOUNDATION TO EMPOWER 300 FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS WITH DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

Press Release: 

Friday, September 10th 2021  –  Lagos, Nigeria.

The Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC) in collaboration with Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation, is proud to announce the launch of ‘’SHE CAN WITH ICT’’ Programme.  

The Sustaining Her Enterprise Career and Network (SHE CAN WITH ICT), is a W.TEC Initiative designed 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.

The 2021 – cycle of the programme is poised to equip 300 aspiring or existing female entrepreneurs with technology skills and knowledge to improve their business productivity and profitability. In addition, the programme is also aimed at closing the digital gender gap and promote sustainable and financial empowerment for female entrepreneurs via their strategic use of technology. The partcipants of the programme will participate in month-long workshops (2 days each week) with a different module each week and complete a project by the end.

The launch which was held on September 6, 2021 at Impact Center, 19b, Yetunde Morgan Street, Ojodu Berger, Lagos State, which will serve as one of multiple venues of training for the programme. In attendance at the launch were female entrepreneurs, volunteers, partner organizations and staff of W.TEC in attendance. The high table was graced by the representative, Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation, Mr Ahmed Umar, Programme Manager, W.TEC, Mrs Maryam Abdulsalam and Executive Coordinator, AAAF, Mrs Foluke Ademokun. 

Furthermore, W.TEC is set to achieve the goals of this project in partnership with Youth Empowerment Foundation (YEF) & Ajoke Ayisat Afolabi Foundation ( AAAF) and others in Nigeria. 

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