Category: blogposts

2018 was… “extra.”

2018 was… “extra.”

Dear Friends of YTF, 2018 was a year of blessings, awesome new partners, and shared impact.  As we approach the end of 2018, we reflect on a year filled with a series of unforgettable moments.  Thank you for believing in our work this past year and in its ability to make a transformational impact in […]

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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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Co-authoring the Future of Work — 3D Printing Course on HP Life

Co-authoring the Future of Work — 3D Printing Course on HP Life

At Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF), we are dedicated to positively impacting our people, our clients, and our communities by creating “new skilling” pathways for an inclusive future of work — a future in which all workers have the motivation, means, and opportunity to thrive in the digital economy. This is why when Hewlett-Packard (HP) invited us to […]

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YTF Invests in Girls Now to Empower the Women of the Future

YTF Invests in Girls Now to Empower the Women of the Future

October 11 is set aside every year to celebrate International Day of the Girl Child.  The day centers on the need to address the challenges faced by girls and to deliberate on possible solutions to these challenges. We know that when girls are educated, their countries become stronger and more prosperous.  This year, International Day of the Girl […]

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YTF and Theirworld Bringing Code Clubs to Kenya

YTF and Theirworld Bringing Code Clubs to Kenya

Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF) is teaming up with Theirworld to launch Code Clubs in Kenya at the Makena School and Huruma Girls School.   We’re so excited to be bringing Code Clubs to the region in our efforts to ensure that girls have the opportunity to realize their full potential.  Through Code Club, girls are given access to technology […]

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Back-To-School STEM Camp was a Success!

Back-To-School STEM Camp was a Success!

Youth for Technology Foundation partnered with Best Buy to bring the Geek Squad Academy back to Louisville, Kentucky for the second year in a row. In the immersive two-day STEM summer camp, girls and boys ages 11-14 engaged in fun, interactive activities that not only helped them develop their technical skills, but sparked their creativity and gave […]

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YTF’s Mary Munyoki Chosen as UNLEASH 2018 Talent

YTF’s Mary Munyoki Chosen as UNLEASH 2018 Talent

UNLEASH is a global innovation lab that brings together people from all over the world to transform thousands of personal insights into hundreds of ideas while building lasting global networks around the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. This year, UNLEASH was held between May 30th and June 6th in Singapore. I was privileged to be one […]

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Girls in ICT Day Event Succeeds in Encouraging Gender Equality in Space

Girls in ICT Day Event Succeeds in Encouraging Gender Equality in Space

The lack of information and communication technology (ICT) skills in the workforce in Nigeria is becoming an industry concern. It is estimated that 90 percent of jobs will soon require ICT skills. Unfortunately, fewer women are likely to be gainfully employed in these ICT-focused jobs of the future. An ITU report revealed that fewer than […]

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On Peace, Justice, and Building Institutions (SDGs and Our Work)

YTF, and many of its local partners, realize that participation of young people is fundamental to the success of a democratic society

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Reduce Inequality Within and Among Countries (SDGs and Our Work)

YTF’s vision is a world where there is no economic and financial divide. Technology has a role to play in bridging this divide.

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