Description

She Code Africa is a non-profit organization that empowers girls and women in tech across Africa. Promoting teamwork and sustainable growth, they facilitate learning and job opportunities in 15+ African countries.

The community has a Slack group where 6,500+ women in tech join to network, stay updated and support each other. Besides, they host in-person and online events with bootcamps, webinars, and mentorship sessions.

You can join the community for free if you are a woman living in Africa who is interested in a tech career. The group will be there for you to support and measure your growth across every stage.

To join the Slack community, you first need to complete a signup form and wait until the invitation.

Beyond online support, you can also participate in events such as hackathons and code camps to learn along with your peers. Besides, they host open-source cohorts to support your learning journey and facilitate the tools needed to succeed in the industry.

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Details

  • Membership
    Free Community
  • Year Founded
    2019
  • Founders
  • Amount of members
    6,500
  • Online Group
    Yes
  • Online Platform
    Slack
  • Job board
    Yes
  • Language
    English
  • Method
    In Person, Virtual
Benefits

Join a community for women in tech:
Apply to be part of a stunning community of African women pursuing a tech career. Learn along with inspiring peers and uplevel your skills to access more opportunities within the industry. Inside the Slack group, you will find thousands of members seeking to learn and contribute to the community's growth. Leverage these spaces to learn, ask for help, and receive feedback.

Learn with programs:
With cohorts and open source programs, the community helps women boost their skills to access more job opportunities and scale in their fields.

Attend events:
With plenty of chapters across Africa, you'll have the chance to participate in in-person events to bond and learn along with other participants. Attend to build real-world projects and nurture your interests.

Access exclusive job opportunities:
They are building a job board to connect talented women with tech companies looking to hire them.

Requirements

You need to fill an application form to join the Slack community or browse a local chapter near you to join in-person events and programs.

Place

Learning Events

The community host bootcamps, hackathons, webinars, and code camps to empower women and help them develop real world-projects.

Moreover, you can participate in technical open-source programs designed to help you scale your career.

Networking Events

All of the community members meet in Slack. The group is open to all African women and girls for free and works as a supportive community that connects professionals from diverse industries and backgrounds.

Impact/ESG

She Code Africa is a non-profit organization that empowers women in tech and provides resources to help them grow their careers in community.

They are supported by donations and sponsors that contribute to reaching women across 32+ chapters.

Quote

"The mentoring program was amazing ! It has changed alot about my Analytical/Problem Solving Skills.I can confidently say I'm a better Javascript Developer" -Iyanuoluwa Odusanya

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