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The US-based chipsets-maker, Intel, has reiterated its commitment to closing the gender gap in technology participation in Africa through its digital literacy programme for young women in developing countries, ‘She Will Connect’.

The project which was launched in 2013 wants to reduce gender gap by 50% and is planning to reach five million women and girls across Africa by 2020.

In a recent capacity building workshop on ICT organised by Intel, for women tech journalist in Lagos, Intel announced it will release its online learning platform and as well partner with Internet.org in Nigeria by August.

Managing Director, Intel West Africa, Mr. Olubunmi Ekundare stated that the company will provide technical resources and expertise to deliver digital literacy training, online peer networks and gender relevant content to empower young girls and women in Nigeria.

Intel ‘She will Connect’ partners include World Pulse, RockeFeller foundation, Women’s technology empowerment centre (W-Tec), Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF), Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN), Women in Technology (WITIN).

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