Author: YTF Staff

3D Africa at NUESA National Conference

3D Africa at NUESA National Conference

Youth for Technology Foundation’s 3D Africa program hosted a hands-on exhibition of 3D printing technology during the Nigerian Universities of Engineering Students’ Association (NUESA) national conference at Nile University on September 18th, 2019. 383 engineering students were in attendance at the NUSEA Conference. Our 3D Africa mentors demonstrated Fusion 360 to the383 engineering students were […]

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Transforming Education – International Youth Day 2019

Transforming Education – International Youth Day 2019

Every August 12th, we celebrate International Youth Day to raise awareness of the potential that young people have to bring change to the world while also celebrating the enthusiasm, creativity, and energy of youth. Young people are an untapped reservoir of talent, and we at Youth for Technology Foundation believe it is essential to give […]

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YTF Kenya Team Participates in TechFugees Hackathon

YTF Kenya Team Participates in TechFugees Hackathon

The YTF Kenya team developed innovative solutions towards health issues at the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Last month, the YTF Kenya team was selected to participate in the first ever TechFugees Hackathon in Nairobi, Kenya. The event was organized by TechFugees, an international non-profit coordinating the international tech community’s response to the needs of refugees, asylum […]

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The Time is Now for a Better Balance

The Time is Now for a Better Balance

Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF) teamed up with Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology’s Women in Information and Communication Technologies organization (JKUAT-WICT) to host an International Women’s Day event on their campus in Juja which is about 30 kilometers outside of Nairobi, Kenya.    International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global celebration of the […]

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Building a Viable Hardware Ecosystem in Nigeria Pitch Session

Building a Viable Hardware Ecosystem in Nigeria Pitch Session

Youth for Technology Foundation’s 3D Africa program is honored to be hosting Belgian Minister of Digital Agenda, Philippe De Backer, and his Silicon Lagoon Mission delegation in collaboration with the GE Lagos Garage.    On Friday, March 22nd, 3D Africa will present the “Building a Viable Hardware Ecosystem in Nigeria” pitch session that will feature […]

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YTF CEO at Google’s Women Techmakers Lagos Summit

YTF CEO at Google’s Women Techmakers Lagos Summit

Youth for Technology Foundation’s Founder and CEO, Njideka Harry, will be presenting a Fireside Chat at Google’s Women Techmakers International Women’s Day 2019 Lagos Summit on March 16th in Lagos, Nigeria.  The event provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology and will be held at Zone Tech Park: Plot 9, Gbagada Industrial Scheme, Gbagada Expressway. […]

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International Day for Women and Girls in Science

International Day for Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science occurs every year on February 11.  It is a day set aside to remind us to work towards improving access for women to technology and science education and to create an enabling environment for female scientists and technologists. This day draws attention to the work we still […]

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YTF Stands with Kenya

YTF Stands with Kenya

On January 15th, 2019 a horrible terrorist attack shook Kenya’s technology and business community on Riverside Drive. We stand with our staff, their communities, and partners in the face of this violence and offer prayers for healing.  While none of our staff members were directly affected, several of them had colleagues and friends who were.  […]

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YTF’s Mary Munyoki Attends Africa Summit for Women and Girls in Technology in Ghana

YTF’s Mary Munyoki Attends Africa Summit for Women and Girls in Technology in Ghana

This year, the Africa Summit for Women and Girls in Technology was held in Accra, Ghana.  Established in 2016, the summit aims to build partnerships, inspire women to develop and own technology, and scale successful initiatives. I was privileged and proud to represent Youth for Technology Foundation at the second summit whose theme was “Unlocking […]

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