Google women Africa:
In honour of 2020 International Women’s Day, popular search engine, Google has revealed plans to help African women by training them this year. Via a new programme named “Women Will,” Google plans to train five thousand women in seventeen cities across the continent including Abeokuta, Abuja, Ado Ekiti, Ibadan, Yaba, Uyo and five other cities in Nigeria.
The programme will help Google to empower participating ladies with Entrepreneurship, Workplace Readiness, Leadership and Technology skills this March and April.
Head, Brand & Reputation, Google SSA, Mojolaoluwa Makinde had this to say, “On International Women’s Day in 2019, Google announced the launch of Women Will, Google’s initiative to create opportunities for women, in Africa under the Grow with Google umbrella. Since then, we have reached more than 10,000 women across eight countries and 26 communities. With 26 chapters across Africa, Women Will has helped create access to networks, skills and opportunities for women across the continent.”
“Empowering women in the economy and closing gender gaps are key to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and sustainable development goals, particularly to achieve gender equality, to promote full and productive employment and decent work for all and reducing inequalities.”

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