Tech4dev is the only Nigeria Company that featured at the 5th UN Solutions Summit in New York, recently, to project solutions it believed would build future African women workforce.
The UN Solutions Summit is usually held at the United Nations Headquarters during UN General Assembly Week. This year’s Summit has the theme: “Lifting innovators, advancing the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs”.
The company said it’s goal is to train five million Africa women on coding skills by 2030. It empowers girls and women across Africa with needed digital skills including Blockchain Technology , deep tech and soft skills.
Executive Director of the company, Diwura Oladepo, said through the company programmes, women across African continent will be trained for free on digital skills and be empowered with resources to access decent jobs.
Also, founder of Tech4Dev, Joel Ogunsola, said Women Techsters will provide prerequisite knowledge and insight to enable women get access to right learning opportunities in digital and deep tech skills, get access to jobs and opportunities to start tech businesses.
The UN Solutions Summit is co-organised by the United Nations, Local2030, Shift7, UN Foundation and Global Innovation Exchange.