IT Basics Sessions

A group of girls gathered at the American Corner to learn basic IT. For some of the girls it was there first time using a computer, mouse and keyboard. They found it exciting and interesting to use a computer for the first time. They were taught on the following; switching on a computer/shutting down Using…

Documentary – Changemakers

Our own club Captain, Juma Baldeh was selected by UNICEF as one of the change-makers in the Gambia. She talked about HackathonGirls and its objectives, she also spoke about why she is passionate about helping girls in technology or getting girls to study technology especially the technical areas. Juma also mentioned the Challenges she and…

Privacy and Security Talk

An interactive talk on Protecting Private information online was done and an Internet safety video from BrainPop, Jr was watched.

Documentary – African Young Voices

Girls practiced all skills learnt from the basic IT skills such as MS Word, powerpoint and excel. Also we had an interview session from the African Young Voices all the way from the UK who came visiting. It was interesting as girls shared all what they learnt. Web Literacy Concepts Covered Share, Design, Compose Event…

Mozilla Clubs Launching in Banjul

Registration was done, an opening prayer followed by an opening remarks by a volunteer of Mozilla club of HackathonGirls. Profile of Agenda, speakers, and schools represented was shared. The 1st speaker – Internet society, Gambia spoke on the Internet development followed by story telling from the girls – one spoke on how she joined the…

First Event

Our First Event This Thursday at 5 p.m to 7pm, the HackathonGirls club, Banjul will be embarking on a Mozilla Club that will be meeting and holding a session weekly and our first session will be on learning about search terms, keywords, and how to assess the validity and relevance of web sources. Join us…