Vodacom kicks off Code Like A Girl 2019

According to a news report, Vodacom, through its Code Like A Girl project, will teach coding skills to 500 female students across eight provinces in South Africa.

Launched in 2017, the project aims to empower girls between 14 and 18 to develop interest in ICT careers through learning how to code.

Commenting on the 2019 edition of the programme which will take place during the winter school holidays between 24 June and 5 July; VodacomChief Officer of Corporate Affairs Takalani Netshitenzhe said ‘the Code Like A Girl programme is designed to give girls an interest in a sector currently more popular with boys, helping widen their opportunities and increase their future career choices’.