Registration for next round of Girls to Code opens

Dhiraagu and Women in Tech Maldives on Tuesday, have opened registration for the fifth edition of the Girls to Code series.

This time, the program will be targeting interested participants in Haa Alif atoll Dhidhdhoo.

The call for applications for this year’s program has been opened as part of marking the International Girls in ICT Day to further “amplify awareness and encourage participation”.

Girls to Code is a series initiated by Dhiraagu and Women in Tech Maldives to “empower girls and women by teaching them how to code”. The objective of the program is to cultivate interest in technology and boost women’s involvement in the technology sector.

In addition to enabling participants to acquire coding and digital skills, the program’s regional focus aims to raise awareness within different island communities.

By the end of the program, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and application of coding.

Interested girls from Dhidhdhoo can now register for the program by filling and submitting the online application form at before May 28, 2024.

The program will take place from June to September 2024 and is targeted towards girls in middle and secondary school levels between the age of 10 to 13 years.

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