The Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre– W.TEC invites aspiring young girls from all over to the country to the 10th W.TEC Girls Technology Summer Camp tagged ‘Girls Build Tech’. This camp provides an integrated learning approach, which centres on guiding the girls to explore information and communication technology (ICTs) that can be used to solve significant problems in their communities.
The technology camp offers a variety of fun and enriching hands-on projects, which teaches students how to build and use technology in dynamic and innovative ways. The 2017 W.TEC Girls technology Camp is supported through partnerships with Nokia via Global Giving, Google and Laureates College – Lagos.
The W.TEC Girls Technology Camp includes the following classes and activities:
Introduction to Programming Concepts
Robotics Programming with LEGO Robotics Kit
Introduction to 3D Animation
3D Modeling Design using Google SketchUp
Printing Designs on a 3D Printer
Virtual Reality Experience
Introduction to Programmable Integrated Circuits using Assembling Language
Developing a Prototype Microcontroller based System
Basic Electronic and Circuits
Technology Career Talks
Excursions to Leading Technology Companies
Gender and Leadership Workshops
Date: Sunday, July 23rd–Saturday, August 5th, 2017.
Venue: Lagos, Nigeria.
Cost: N40,000 (Highly-subsidized fee. Covers tuition, boarding, meals and educational materials)
The girls must be:
Between the ages of 13 and 17 years
In secondary school between JSS 2 – SSS 2
Interested in deepening their knowledge of information technology
Available from July 23rd – August 5th 2017
For further inquiries: Call 0809.781.4542, 0705.893.6746, 0806.311.4709