By Fundi Maseko
The Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation brings learning opportunities to youth.
The Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation and Fliptin Venture Builder will deliver ‘AI in Africa’, a series of high-impact education driven initiatives with a focus on youth empowerment for high school learners through the month of June. ‘AI in Africa’ is focussed on exposing young South Africans to technology that will prepare them to compete in a digitally driven economy.
Kicking off in Cape Town on June 7 through to June 9, ‘AI in Khayelitsha’ will gather 60 girls from Chris Hani Secondary school, Harry Gwala Secondary school, Joe Slovo Secondary school, Siphamandla Secondary school and Usasazo High School in Khayelitsha. The girls aged 15 to 18 years will participate in a three-day bootcamp which is centred on using Artificial Intelligence and design thinking to create purposeful, high impact solutions that tackle social challenges in their communities.
These girls-only bootcamps attempt to address the systematic exclusion of youth in a variety of 21st-century careers by offering a powerful platform to acquire new tools and knowledge, bettering their prospects at female digital inclusion and subsequently, socio-economic forecast.
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Source:: IT News Africa