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Girls Empowerment

Learning Centre empowers Girls through DigiGirlz Programme

Last week 60 girls from Lofentse Girls High School took part in a DigiGirlz programme at the Orlando Pirates Learning Centre. DigiGirlz is a Microsoft programme that gives high school girls the opportunity to learn about careers in technology, connect with Microsoft employees, and participate in hands-on computer and technology workshops. The programme in partnership with Microsoft and School Net is for young ladies (grade 9-11) who have an interest in technology.

The afternoon was all about girl empowerment and raising interest in a normally male dominated industry. Female guest speakers motivated the girls before they had a chance to try their skills in coding and programming computers. Female Microsoft employees volunteered at the

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Digify Bytes

40 young adults attended the Orlando Pirates Learning Centre for the day to learn about digital marketing and to empower themselves in an aim to becoming more employable.

Digify Bytes is a one day training programme aimed at giving thousands of young learners and job seekers a short, sharp shot of digital marketing skills. The programme is delivered by young digital professionals. Digify Bytes is designed to open a new world of opportunities, where digital skills provide an advantage—both personally and professionally.

The session was offered at no cost to participants as they attend the Learning Centre based in the Orlando Stadium on a regular basis. The participants will receive certification for attendance and completion of the training programme three

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