The first stage of the “Coding School for 1500 Women” project was completed with full training of 333 beneficiaries. The project is co-financed and supported by Business and Technology University, USAID Employers for Vocational Education Program.
In the first stage, 333 beneficiaries trained with full funding participated in the employment forum. 35 local and international companies representing technological and business sectors took part in the forum. They presented more than 100 vacancies to the beneficiaries.
It should also be noted that at the employment forum, the beneficiaries of the project presented the final projects prepared within the framework of the training course to the employing companies within the framework of the Pitch Yourself initiative.
Beneficiaries were trained in the following areas: front-end development, back-end development, ui/ux design, graphic design, digital marketing and digital product testing.
“Coding School for 1500 Women” is the largest project implemented in Georgia in terms of empowering women in technology. It aims not only to improve skills and knowledge in individual components of technology, but also to employ the beneficiaries. About 100 local and international companies participate in the project, whose representatives will familiarize themselves with the portfolios of the beneficiaries and offer them the opportunity of employment”, said the rector of Business and Technology University, Nino Enukidze.
The project “Coding school for 1500 women” is intended for women living in different regions of the country and a total of 1500 candidates will participate in it.
The goal of the project is economic empowerment of women, ensuring their involvement in technologies and support in the post-training employment process, as well as raising awareness about gender inequality in the field and supporting social inclusion in Georgia.
The project continues and the selection of beneficiaries is currently underway in the following locations: Telavi, Gori/Tserovani IDP settlement, Akhaltsikhe, Ambrolauri/Oni, Tkibuli, Zugdidi/Gali, Tsalenjikha, Ozurgeti, Mestia, Zestafoni, Senaki, Kobuleti, Gurjaani, Tetritskaro and Borjomi.