Start Innovation Hub,a critical player in the Niger Delta Region ICT ecosystem is deploying CREATE 2.1. A program designed to build capacity in the ICT , a complete departure from the narrative which is oil and gas which the region is known for and Akwa Ibom in particular.
Incepted and conceptualized by Hanson Johnson and the wife Youth, the Create program has shown promise over these years. Having minted world techies over time.
According to the research consultancy IDC, the global information technology industry is on pace to reach $5.2 trillion in 2020. The enormity of the industry is a function of Economies, jobs, and personal lives which are becoming more digital, more connected, and more automated.
As amazing as this is, women in tech statistics for 2020 show that men outnumber women in the tech industry. A whopping 80% of those in the field are male, while only 20% are female.
And the big question is; “DO WE NEED MORE WOMEN IN TECH?
The answer is YES!
Women are not only needed in tech to increase innovation, but they’re also needed to increase revenue. Many studies have shown that gender-diverse companies produce a better profit than those who don’t because Increased creativity and innovation come from a diversity of thought.
CREATE 2.1 witnessed a 36.8% response of females which Gloria Samuel a web development trainee is a beneficiary. She has chosen to dwell on Back-End Development because she likes it.
So, safe to say CREATE 2.1 is increasing creativity and innovation in the tech sector based on the number of females trained?
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