OMDTZ Launches Fellowship Program Focusing on Emerging Technology

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  • Develop the next generation of African experts on frontier technologies, emphasizing women as participants and leaders
  • Support innovative and practical projects in local communities for social good using technology
  • Cultivate an existing hub of open data, frontier technology and innovation at OMDTZ and throughout the region
  • 40 Open Skies Fellows equipped with necessary skills by attending 5-month fellowships
  • Female fellows are encouraged and prioritized i.e using a 70/30 ratio to accommodate for the existing imbalance in the tech sector
  • African youth from secondary cities prioritized, not only from universities but directly from communities themselves

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