AFRICA CODE WEEK MOMBASA WORKSHOP

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AFRICA CODE WEEK MOMBASA WORKSHOP

Africa Code Week is an Organization that  empowers future generations with the coding tools and skills they need to thrive in the 21st century workforce and become key actors of Africa’s economic development.Pwaniteknowgalz  organized  the first Africa Code week workshop in Mombasa with over 100 girls from different  high school and university in Mombasa  participating in the workshop .The workshop was  powered by #eSkills4Girls.organization which aims at tackling the existing gender digital divide in particular in low income and developing countries.The workshop  equipped  girls  with  basic web coding languages such as Html,css .It took place on 30th and 31st  September 2017 at  SwahiliPot Hub near Swahili Cultural We believe the IT industry will greatly benefit from bringing more women into technology.by giving girls an opportunity to learn how to program.

The  participants were introduced to

  • How the internet works
  • The technologies used on web development(Html, CSS, Javascript and PHP)
  • Website editors: Sublime text, Notepad++
  • Introduction to html and Css – hands on session with the coaches

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