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Seeding Talent – Highlights from the journey of one of our own

Seeding Talent – Highlights from the journey of one of our own

Dr. Elochukwu Ukwandu, is a father of three, who worked hard to make a successful life for him and his family. He was one of YTF’s  first employees in Nigeria.  He recently shared with us how he reached where he is today as well as how he has witnessed YTF grow over the past 20 […]

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Innovators in Additive Manufacturing Come Together Virtually for the 2020 FAMA Conference

Innovators in Additive Manufacturing Come Together Virtually for the 2020 FAMA Conference

The continent of Africa is blessed with a vast amount of natural resources. However, looking at technological development, one could wonder at what stage Africa is in as far as the Fourth Industrial Revolution and as the world advances towards Industry 4.0. Africa has the world’s oldest record of human technological achievement: the oldest stone […]

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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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Coding is the New Language

Coding is the New Language

Fifty percent of children in their early childhood years have a phobia for mathematics, which precludes students who may otherwise have developed a keen interest in STEM. I did not love mathematics because of that general apathy towards it in my childhood. I became enthusiastic in calculations when my primary school introduced Abacus to us […]

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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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