This is the title of a press release by Mastercard. For some time they are very involved with girls education in technology related areas which can be summed up as science, technology, engineering and maths ( STEM). It is one of the main topics that I am very interested as well. Mastercard has a program called Girls4Tech. It is an education program launched to drive the interest of young girls in STEM. The training content is designed to teach participants curiosity, develop an innovative mindset and take a smart approach to solving everyday challenges using technology. Ultimately, the program aims to help bridge the skill gap in the technology industry. It is tailored for girls in primary school, using basic technology and a training kit that effectively drives learning and engages curiosity. While Mastercard has operated Girls4Tech across the globe since 2014, Youth for Technology Foundation joined as a partner for the first launch in Sub-Saharan Africa, starting in Nigeria and Kenya in late 2017. According to the World Economic Forum, women remain a minority in STEM-related careers. In the United States alone, fewer than a quarter of STEM jobs are held by women, despite women being more than half… Read full this story
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