Mastercard STEM kids
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Mastercard has unveiled the release of its first 2020 Girls4Tech programme in Nigeria and sixty young girls between the ages of 9 and 12, presently attending the Holy Child College in Lagos, had the opportunity to start a career in science and technology.

Mastercard workers will serve as mentors and role models to guide and direct participants via practical and interesting exercises covering topics like encryption, fraud detection, data analysis, digital convergence, cybersecurity, and AI.

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Ifeoma Dozie, Director, Marketing and Communications, Sub-Saharan Africa at Mastercard, had this to say, “Through our Girls4Tech programme, we’re extending our commitment to Nigeria’s next generation of women leaders and developing a talented pipeline of STEM professionals to support the country’s future economy, by encouraging girls to embrace the subjects that will prepare them for the workforce of tomorrow.”

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