Women in ICT Foundation is a non-profit organization with the focus of, providing technology education for women, teenagers and young girls to resolve the problem of gender parity and the under-representation of women in the tech industry.
Our primary aim is to inspire, enable and support all girls and women in Nigeria. Using ICT to give them a way for realizing their dreams, overcoming problems and exploring their potential for success. Women in ICT foundation empowers women through all aspects of life, at home, in education and at work.
Women represent 28 percent of the ICT workforce, compared with 45 percent across all professional industries. Accordingly, the under-representation of women in ICT is linked to the low participation rate of young girls in STEM subjects at schools across Nigeria, and can have serious economic impacts.
Women in ICT Foundation is registered in Nigeria as a non-profit organization under the Nigeria’s Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) with registration No: CAC/IT/NO: 133270