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Empowering Women in Technology: NITDA and Renewed Hope Initiative Join Forces for 5-Day Digital Skills Training


The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is once again at the forefront of driving technological progress and ensuring inclusivity. In a remarkable collaboration with the Renewed Hope Initiative, NITDA has successfully launched a transformative 5-day digital skills training program aimed at narrowing the digital divide.

With a strategic focus on fostering gender equality in the technology sector, NITDA and Renewed Hope Initiative are currently conducting an intensive training session. The program is tailored to equip women with essential digital competencies within the realm of Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Participants are fully immersed in interactive workshops and are benefiting from hands-on mentorship. This initiative paves the way for the creation of a vibrant ICT support community, enabling women to overcome challenges and construct pathways towards a more promising and inclusive technological landscape in Nigeria.

By facilitating these skill-building opportunities, NITDA and Renewed Hope Initiative are propelling the nation closer to a future where the digital divide no longer hinders progress. The collaborative effort marks a significant stride in nurturing a diverse and empowered generation of women technology leaders.

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The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is a pioneering agency under the Nigerian Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy. With an unwavering commitment to advancing information technology and promoting digital inclusivity, NITDA remains dedicated to shaping a tech-driven future for the nation.

About Renewed Hope Initiative

Renewed Hope Initiative is a renowned organization focused on empowerment and sustainable community development. With a strong emphasis on gender equality and technological literacy, the organization is dedicated to creating impactful programs that bridge gaps and inspire positive change

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