1000 Women in Software Development: Selection and Eligibility Criteria

According to a 2022 global software developer survey , female developers make up only five percent of all respondents, demonstrating the male-dominating reality of software development jobs. The tech industry has a staggering gender imbalance and a lot of that comes from the software development arm.

Ingressive for Good is partnering with Stutern to close that gap 1000 women at a time by giving them access to software development trainings for FREE.

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

  • Must be a youth (16-40)
  • Must be female/a woman
  • Must have financial need
  • Must be a little tech-savvy
  • Have little or no skill in data
  • Proof of African citizenship
  • Must have intentions of impacting Africa with this skill
  • Must have the resources and time to take the courses
  • A history of participation in the local tech ecosystem could be a plus
  • Interested in upskilling in software development and probably pursuing a career in software development
  • Must show positive potential for – employability, potential growth rate, impact, etc.
  • In good social standing (no racial slurs, sexist slurs, or any negative social activity)
  • Other requirements deemed necessary by Ingressive For Good and Stutern.

Number of Scholarships: 1000 slots

Duration of Scholarship: 6 months

*We receive tens of thousands of applications, but there are only 1000 slots. The quality of your answers makes all the difference.

Apply here

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