|Girls at the W.TEC technology Summer Camp in Lekki|
|CEO W.TEC, Oreoluwa Somolu Lesi|
10th year, has incorporate new global perspectives to its
technology training curriculum, to empower young girls and women with contemporary
knowledge and confidence to explore and
compete across platforms.
Oreoluwa Somolu Lesi, said the theme of #shecreatescamp focused on teaching the
girls how to ‘create’ with a knowledge of robotics.
wider, so we decided to focus on robotics and data analysis for this summer camp.
Lekki, the girls worked on projects putting their knowledge of robotics to
practical test,” she said.
constructed a toll-gate facility and was able to demonstrate how the technology
works, with display of precision in its calculation.
mainland in Lagos, Mrs. Lesi appreciates the fact that girls who had attended
the technology training camp earlier are able to give back by coming to train
some of them who attended our programme in 2015, they are here to teach now. We
have actually had that in the last few years.”
help girls in their choice of career as some of them have taken to studying medicine , computer science and other
technology-based courses in college, adding that it actually quips them for professions in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics(STEM).
2013 is studying pre-med with a minor in computing. She actually said that the information
and knowledge she got from the camp helped her because she was able to keep up
with students from other parts of the world.
competitions where alumni of its
programmes can participate and compete against girls from other schools across the nation and other countries
use the knowledge to begin professional photography, filming and doing volunteer jobs like helping petty
traders transition their manual sales records into electronic form.