In partnership with the Ministry of ICT and Youth, Girls in ICT conducts awareness campaigns throughout the countries mostly in high school. These campaigns consists of our members educating these girls about various career paths in STEM fields and sharing their own experiences.
The MsGeek competition is an annual competition designed to inspire female university/TVET students to think critically and design solutions to issues faced by Rwandans today. In this competition, young women compete based on the innovative ideas as well as their ability to develop a certain technology or develop a business idea. The purpose of MsGeek is to demonstrate that girls and young women can also excel in the technologies and build their confidence in competing in the open market.
This is a one week bootcamp where high schools girls especially from remote high schools where the access to technology and computer is very limited. For that week, the girls have the chance to learn basic programming, internet and other computer skills. They also have access to mentors from various sectors who help them discover the good things about technology. Techkobwa is an initiative of Peace Corps with Girls in ICT in partnership with Klab and other stakeholders.