Women Programmers Who Want to Be Part of This Call Are Sought
"Women Who Code" is an initiative that funds women with at least 1 year of programming experience in order to promote the role of women in technology.
In order to reduce the gender gap in the technology sector, Talently, a Peruvian startup that prepares and connects software developers with global companies, has open a call to search for women programmers in the Latin region.
According to a report by the Inter-American Development Bank, it is estimated that by 2025 the software development industry will generate more than 1.2 million jobs in Latin America. Which means a great employability opportunity for those women who are part of the programming industry.
“Women Who Code” is an initiative that finances women with at least 1 year of programming experience in order to promote the role of women in technology, empowering them with tools and training in areas that allow them to enhance their employability in the market international, taking advantage of the opportunity to work remotely.
The scholarship consists of 150 intensive hours, over 4 months and includes: professional coaching, interview training and tech exams, as well as live sessions of specialized English. This comprehensive program will expand not only job opportunities, but also to be part of a broad community of developers around the world and connections with different companies.“They are scholarships for people who already have technical knowledge and experience in programming and who seek to reinforce their level of conversation in English, CV, LinkedIn, portfolio, performance in tech interviews, salary negotiation, and 1-1 coaching, group sessions that help accelerate their job search and placement in higher-paying positions in top companies in Latam and the United States, ”Doménica Obando, founder and CEO of Talently told Entrepreneur Magazine. Furthermore, regardless of whether the applicants access the scholarship or not, their profiles will be shared with companies that hire programmers. The call will be open until Sunday, March 7 and those women who wish to participate must enter this link .