Celebrating National Women's month
Throughout August South Africa celebrates National Women's Month, to reflect on the achievements of women throughout SA.
Here are some of the ways Vodacom is empowering women.
Vodacom is taking part in a Vodafone global initiative aimed at providing teenage girls across 26 countries with coding training. The Vodacom Code Like a Girl programme started in Gauteng, reaching 20 young girls from Tembisa schools who were taught how to code. Now Vodacom in the KwaZulu Natal region has offered 37 school-going female learners from various districts, including Umlazi, Wentworth, Phoenix and Chatsworth, an opportunity to learn how to code during this winter school holidays, at its headquarters in Ridgeside, Umhlanga.
Women in Big Data is an industry initiative whose mission is to inspire, connect and champion the success of women in Big Data. Vodacom has joined forces with this global initiative to grow the South African chapter. Meet four women who are making waves in this industry.
Gender-based violence affects millions of lives every year, and Vodacom is doing its part to help women survivors. Read about the Gender-Based Violence Command Centre that Vodacom supports, and how it is providing survivors of violence with counselling and support.
Vodacom leads when it comes to gender diversity and equality in the workplace. Learn more about the various initiatives through which the company is helping women reach their full potential.
Through our Digital Media Training, we have provided 50 female farmers with the necessary digital skills to grow and manage their business independently.