Dhiraagu and Women in Tech Maldives have kicked off the Girls to Code Laamu Edition.
Girls to Code program is targeted exclusively to girls, between 14 to 20 years, with the objective to inspire and empower women to join technology fields and address the gender gap in the field.
The classes will be conducted online for a period of two months starting from 22 January 2023.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of Girls to Code Laamu Edition, Manager Corporate Social Responsibility at Dhiraagu, Bishaara Hameed said that coding will become such a beneficial skill that would give the participants confidence and open doors to a world of possibilities, in whichever career path they may choose.
Whichever career path you may choose, you will find that coding will become such a beneficial skill that would give you confidence and open doors to a world of possibilities for your future,Bishaara Hameed, Manager Corporate Social Responsibility at Dhiraagu
President of Women in Tech Maldives Mariyam Asna Saeed states that the program will teach participants important skills apart from the coding language used in building websites. As such she noted that participants will be taught problem solving skills and different ways to approach issues.
The “Girls to Code” program will teach participants very important skills – apart from the coding language used in building websites, the program will also teach them problem solving skills and different ways to approach issuesMariyam Asna Saeed, the President of Women in Tech Maldives
This is the fourth edition of the “Girls to Code” series, the first of which was held in 2019 at Fuvahmulah City.
The second and third series were conducted in 2020 and 2021 at G.Dh.Thinadhoo and H.Dh. Kulhudhuffushi respectively.