Adventures in creative technology

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MISSION

We bring together African and Finnish innovators in tech and education to organise creative coding workshops for youth in ten African countries in February–May 2017. Through the project, we hope to inspire youth to discover and make use of technology in their lives, and empower especially girls to explore technology’s possibilities for their future. The project is led by Aalto University.

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09 May 2017

On a Mission with Mehackit
Mehackit is a social enterprise founded in 2014. The organization’s mission is to offer equal chances for youth to get ahold of technology, so that they can learn the kind of skills required in today’s world. “Many people graduate from secondary and high schools without having any sort of programming experience. Mehackit counters this by... Read more »

06 May 2017

Wanted: More Girls in Tech
What? Women make up half of the world’s population, but are a clear minority when it comes to the world of science, technology, mathematics and engineering. For example, in Aalto University, women made up only 12% of the students admitted to the undergraduate program of Computer Science in 2016. There have not been many signs... Read more »

24 April 2017

Reaching Goals Together with Nokia
CodeBus Africa is a joint initiative genuinely relying on the support and contribution of its partners, both in Finland and in Africa. One of our key partners is Nokia, the CodeBus project’s biggest benefactor. This year, Nokia sponsors programs that aim to encourage girls into careers based in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. In addition... Read more »



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