WOMEN IN TECH AFRICA (WiTA) 2017 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – GLOBAL CHAMPIONS

Application Deadline: 30th January 2017 at 5:00 pm GMT.

Women in Tech Africa (WiTA), the largest technology based women group in Africa, is seeking applications from passionate, creative women and men who believe in the course of pushing Africa’s growth agenda through technology and entrepreneurship to be part of its Global Champion Programme.

Women in Tech Africa (WITA) has the sole mission of supporting female leadership and creating a pipeline for girls to choose technology. It believes that, though the technological field is currently male dominated, there is a great opportunity for many women and girls to thrive in this same field.

This programme is an opportunity for you to apply your skills and gifts to make a difference in the general developmental growth of Africa with special focus on technological development and entrepreneurship. Women in Tech Africa (WiTA) believes that everyone has a role to play in realizing the developmental growth of Africa starting from our communities with our unique set of skills and gifts.

All you need is internet and your willingness to be part of the Global Champion Programme.

Individuals (women, girls, men and boys) from different professional backgrounds and skill sets qualify to partake. Applicants below eighteen (18) years are encouraged to apply but will need to provide a parental/ guardian approval and consent in a formal letter.

Benefits

  1. Certification/ testimonial for being a WiTA Global Champion.
  2. Work closely with the team at Women in Tech Africa (WiTA) head office (Ghana) on projects.
  3. Recognition and visibility on all WiTA platforms.
  4. Publication of all write ups by Global Champions to over 500,000 audience from more than thirty (30) countries.
  1. Network with over 20,000 members and experts.
  2. Get potential hires with our numerous corporate sponsors.
  3. Business opportunities or partnerships with our numerous partners and business professionals.
  4. Acquire new knowledge and learn skills

 WORK OF A CHAMPION?

As Champions you will use your expertise, skills, and knowledge to promote Women in Tech Africa’s agenda and projects online and offline. Champions will be grouped into 3 Categories

Social Media

1)Social Media English-2 spots

2)Social Media French-2 spots

(create content calendar and promote events and women in tech across Africa, must have social media experience- 2 yrs)

Operations

3)Operations offline :Helping Country lead with events in country(set up, event promotion , picture taking)

4)Operations Online: Helping manage/set up online webinar

 

Blog Content Creators

5)Blog Contributor –English 2 spots

6)Blog Contributor –French 2 spots

7)Blog Editor – 2 spots( French 1 – English 1)

(writing a bi weekly column for the website, must be a able to share links to work they have written in the past)

WHAT IS THE REQUIRED TIME COMMITMENT?

Global Champions are expected to make available at most an hour a day to fulfill their commitments.

  1. In the case of special projects, Global Champions would be required for more than an hour based on the nature of the project(s).

WILL CHAMPIONS BE PAID/FUNDED?

As a Global Champion for WiTA, your involvement would be voluntary. No funds will be available to cover the costs of your participation.

APPRAISAL OF GLOBAL CHAMPIONS

Champions would be appraised every quarter and given feedback. Based on the annual performance of a Global Champion, the board of WiTA would decide whether to continue with a champion or not.

Apply now to become a WiTA Global Champion.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Women in Tech Africa (WITA) Global Champion Program 2017

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