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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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Build Resilient Infrastructure, Promote Inclusive and Sustainable Industrialization, and Foster Innovation (SDGs and Our Work)

YTF partners with public and private entities to train women entrepreneurs in financial and business skills development.

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On Economic Growth, Employment, and Decent Work (SDGs and Our Work)

(Editor’s note: This post is part of a series covering YTF’s work with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. See more of the series here.) YTF youth entrepreneurial programs teach innovation and empathy-driven engineering design processes which inspires youth to become the next generation of change leaders—leading the way from “Aid to Africa” to “Made in […]

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Achieve Gender Equality and Empower All Women and Girls (SDGs and Our Work)

Engaging youth in innovative STEM programs strengthens and sustains their interest in, and ultimate involvement in, STEM career.

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On Education and Learning Opportunities (SDGs and Our Work)

In order to improve the education system and allow more people to lead prosperous lives, a transformation is needed within the ‘education ecosystem’

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