Jobberman Ghana has announced that by March 2024, the business seeks to place 60 young women with a STEM background in tech and tech-enabled jobs in Ghana.
According to the CEO of Jobberman Ghana, Hilda Nimo Tieku, the job placement forms part of the M-FIT Project which seeks to bridge the gender gap in the tech space, which is a collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) within the framework of Invest for Jobs.
Speaking at the just-ended executive roundtable event dubbed; “Diversity and Inclusion; Empowering Young in Tech”, she explained: “ This project was purposely designed to empower and equip young women with Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) backgrounds with essential soft skills, making them employable in the tech space.
Since the launch of the project, a total of 1840 applications were received from young women between the ages of 18 and 35 from across the country. 76.29% of these applicants have a first degree in various STEM fields, 17.64% with a Higher National Diploma, and 6.07% with a master’s degree. Read more