The Visiola Foundation’s Coding Boot camp is an intensive five-week hybrid training program that will provide participants with a strong foundation upon which to build their careers as computer programmers and tech entrepreneurs. The bootcamp will hold from July 4th – August 5th, 2022. It will run from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. daily, Monday to Friday.
Participants will be taught Full Stack Web Development Data structures and algorithms, and UI/UX. They will work on individual assignments and group challenges to enhance their learning, critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving abilities. This will serve as a foundation upon which they will mature into successful software developers and IT professionals. The aim of the boot camp is to encourage more girls to pursue technical careers by empowering them with vital knowledge to facilitate their success. The bootcamp will end with closing competition and demo day. Students working in teams will be given capstone projects to work on after which they will join an alumni network to be connected with leading employers.
The specific objectives of the coding bootcamp are:
- A stronger foundation in computer science.
- Increased knowledge and confidence in programming.
- Developed web applications and programs.
- Greater interest and be well equipped to pursue high-wage technical careers.
Through this hybrid coding boot camp, the Visiola Foundation seek to increase the number of women in computer science with a view to create a pipeline of professionals who will leverage technology in developing innovative solutions to Nigeria’s most pressing challenges.
TOPICS TO BE COVERED:
- Data structures
- UI/UX design
The camp is free, but students are required to pay N2,000 application fee.
- Complete the application form below.
- All interested students must deposit the sum of N2,000 (Two Thousand Naira) into the Visiola Foundation’s Zenith Bank Account at the time of applying. Evidence of payment of the application fee may be requested.
Full payment must be made to the account below by July 3rd, 2022.
Account Name: The Visiola Foundation
Account Number: 1014041410
Reference: 2022-CBC-Student’s Last Name-First 3 letters of student’s first name.
E.g. The reference for a student named “Chioma Hassan” would be 2022-CBC-HASSAN-CHI
Scholarships are available and applicants will need to provide verifiable evidence of financial need.
All Applicants must register by completing this application form