Frequently Asked Questions

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About Us

Women in ICT Foundation is a non-profit organization with the focus of providing technology education for women and young girls to resolve the problem of gender parity and the under-representation of women in the tech industry, STEM profession and in the Workplace

Our primary aim is to inspire, enable and support all girls and women in all walks of life 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 in ICT Foundation creates welcoming, supportive opportunities for women and young girls. Through classes, projects,programs, events, confidence, and community outreach.

We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free community and learning experience for everyone: people of all genders, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientations, disabilities, mental illness, neurotype, physical appearance, body size, age, race, ethnicity, nationality, language, immigration status, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment in any form.

 

Women in ICT Foundation is committed to a zero-tolerance policy toward discrimination and all forms of harassment. This means that no form of discriminatory or harassing conduct by or towards any member of Women in ICT community—our community includes, but is not limited to: students, consultants, attendees, volunteers, all contractors, all partners and affiliates (including speakers, sponsors, vendors, and venue hosts), board members, and staff. Everyone participating in the Women in ICT community—whether in-person or online, including, but not limited to all Meetup groups and BootCamps—is expected to show respect and courtesy to all and is required to agree to the following Code of Conduct.

Women in ICT will enforce a zero-tolerance policy at all levels within the organization.

Yes. 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

Get Involved

Women in ICT Foundation is structured to involve as many volunteers as possible with varying degrees of responsibility. There are administrative and programmatic positions, committee and solitary positions, and any combination thereof. All are challenging, all are important and all are necessary in order for us to function and effectively meet our mission.

Consider those skills you already have and those skills you would like to develop. Consider the experiences you bring with you to Women in ICT and those that you would like to enjoy. Consider those tasks that motivate you and those that you find more troublesome. Review the structure of Women in ICT Foundation and identify the Program Areas in which you would like to serve. Voice your interests by completing a volunteer application and by communicating with our team.

The following criteria will be used when reviewing volunteer applications and assigning placements:

  • Time available
  • Fit of skills and needs
  • Leadership experience
  • Seniority based upon past service to the organization
  • Desired skills to help further your career

Volunteers who do not adhere to our mission and processes, or misuse our materials, abuse or mistreat staff or other volunteers, or who fail to perform their volunteer role will be encouraged to find other opportunities that is more aligned with their interests

We have several programs are offered to help volunteers looking to further their career, those in transition or those contemplating a career change. These practical programs and resources have helped hundreds of women enhance their careers.

Membership & Benefit

We are a group of tech divas; an International organization
for the advancement of women & young girls in technology, business and leadership.
Our community offers a broad range of support, special programs and resources to advance women in technology from the classroom to the boardroom.

 

When one women meets or helps another, amazing things happen. Professional careers leap forward. New business opportunities arise. That’s what Women in ICT is all about. Every of our program offers networking opportunities and provides you the chance to meet new people, exchange ideas, develop new professional relationships, and often, make lifelong friendships.

 

Membership Prices:

*Upon Registration, please e-mail photo ID to the our  staff for validation.

When you join Women in ICT Foundation, you instantly connect with women who are actively engaged in Sciences and in the Technology industry of our nation’s capital. You’ll be privy to interesting discussions, incredibly useful resources and real-world advice from tech experts and professionals professionals just like you.

Privacy & Security

We take the security and confidentiality of your personal information seriously. We follow industry best practices in software development and testing, including periodic vetting by internal and external security researchers. Your data is encrypted in transit and at rest, and our infrastructure runs on an industry-leading highly secure, HIPAA-compliant data center.

If you are a security researcher and you believe you have identified a security issue, please contact Women in ICT Foundation. We are committed to working with the community to verify, reproduce and respond to all legitimate reports.