Author: YTF Staff

Let’s Do More Together, YTF 12 Days of Impact

Let’s Do More Together, YTF 12 Days of Impact

It has been ​quite a year, but one in which we have also witnessed collective breakthroughs and experienced small joys.  We​‘re grateful for you, our allies and friends, and your commitment to creating a better future by sharing your time, skills and funds to help make a difference. We ​won’t be able to do this work […]

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An Equal Byte of the Apple

An Equal Byte of the Apple

Fairness, opportunity and the role of women in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. On September 16, 2020, our founder, Njideka Harry participated in a virtual discussion with an all-women esteemed panel moderated by Professor Ylva Rodny-Gumede, Dr. Stella Bvuma (both from the University of Johannesburg), and Juanita Clark. They discussed fairness, opportunity, and the role of […]

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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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