As part of the International Women’s Day celebrations to promote gender equality in the field of innovation and technology, Bank of Maldives has announced that they will be supporting a Coding and Engineering program for 30 girls between the ages of 12 to 14 years.
According to BML, the program will be offered in partnership with ForLoop Coding Academy, and will focus on content such as game development with Visual Blocks, developing apps using Python and building Bluetooth controlled robots. Students from selected schools in Male’ will be invited to take part in the month long program.
This year’s theme for International Women’s Day focuses on developing the necessary skills for women to engage in digital spaces and increase opportunities to pursue careers in STEM related field. To achieve this, it is crucial to boost knowledge and expose the younger generation to the world of tech.