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WINGS #51-17 TEKNOWGALZ in Kenya

Building knowledge and attitude for careers in STEM


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Length: 0:28:43
Uploaded: 9 Apr, 2018

Recording Date: 9 Apr, 2018
Recording Location: Mombasa, Kenya, and Denman Island BC Canda
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons License
WINGS #51-17 TEKNOWGALZ in Kenya by Diana Wanyonyi and WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Program Title: WINGS #51-17 TEKNOWGALZ in Kenya
Description: Young women in Mombasa formed an organization called Pwani Teknowgalz that teaches girls and ladies coding, website creation, and app development. So far, they worked with students in 180 secondary schools and 4 universities. Teachers and students talk about their projects and emphasize the importance of female mentors and role models.

Host(s): Diana Wanyonyi and Frieda Werden.
Featured Speakers/Guests: Aisha Abdul-Qadir, Deputy Director of Teknowgalz; Latifah Wanja, age 20, is building an app for home security and to aid proper disposal of garbage; Laura Achieng, 17, is building an app to facilitate student access to books and other materials; Ruth Kaveke, 27, is Executive director of Pwani Teknowgalz.

Credits: Produced by Diana Wanyonyi. Series editor/producer, Frieda Werden.


Regional > Africa
Science and Technology > Computers and Internet
Environment > Pollution
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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