[Video] Female coders on the rise in the Middle East and Africa

Imagining, inventing, building, creating, solving. Coding. It’s one of the most valuable skills you can learn today. More and more new career paths are emerging that require an understanding of coding. Sadly, careers in tech are still disproportionately filled. For many young girls, learning to code wasn’t an option – either because they were encouraged…

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Five common myths about youth employability in MEA

Sixty percent of the population in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) is under the age of 25, and of these young people, one in four is unemployed. Part of the reason for this is a lack of necessary technical skills for the 21st century workplace. But beyond that, there are a few common myths…

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Ali Faramawy chats about tech, creativity and teamwork at TeenTech Global Youth Summit

Can technology transform society and help shape our future? Ali Faramawy, President of Microsoft Middle East and Africa, is ready to answer to this question at the TeenTechSF Global Youth Summit this Saturday, 5 December. The event will be livestreamed to over 1400 students around the world, so be sure to click on this link…

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Talking about African startups with Amine Chouaieb

Posted by Editorial Team CEO of Tunisian startup, CHIFCO, is passionate about doing work that impacts the community. With the help of a Microsoft 4Afrika grant, he has been able to do just that by developing technology that taps into the Internet of Things to give African users access to products and services that solve…

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