Globally, only 35% of girls enter further education in STEM subjects. In Nigeria, women make up just 22% of the total number of Science, Engineering and Technology university graduates each year. Data from the World Economic Forum shows that, across industries, many job roles will be significantly based on and enhanced by the use of technology. Without the technical and creative skills to work in and thrive in these industries, women will be shut-off from these important economic opportunities.
Research shows that early-stage interventions - like the She Creates Camp - provide a good opportunity to get girls interested in STEM subjects. Through a mix of classes, workshops, presentations and excursions, the She Creates Camp teaches girls 13 to 17 years how to create useful technologies through science, programming, engineering, electronics, film-making and digital content creation. 24.14% of our alumnae surveyed are either studying or have completed a STEM degree.
|Projected Cumulative Lives Impacted||1,000|
W.TEC’s management comprises of personnel with an average of 11.3 years working in the social sector. The age of the team ranges from mid 20s to mid 40s. They have designed high-quality programming for 27,000 girls and women – including camps, afterschool clubs and workshops. Experience includes STEM curriculum development and instruction, project monitoring and evaluation and project management.
EXECUTIVE TEAM INCLUDES WOMEN AND YOUTH