Bridging workers, businesses and industries – digital skilling pathways for women

21 Apr 2021

In this third webinar of the launch series, Dita Formánková from Czechitas will explore the area of digital skills for women. The webinar will look at some of the challenges of digital transition and shed light on how digital social innovations such as those developed by Czechitas contribute to a stronger, more competitive, and inclusive Europe.

Dita will present her organisation and share in the discussion solutions developed to promote women’s digital skills (including high-level IT competencies, such as coding) and better connect women to the job market. Audiences will gain understanding of how developing technical and digital skills is crucial to increasing employability and empowerment of adult learners – especially women, who are the main participants in Czechitas activities.

Czechitas is a Czech an award-winning non-profit organisation whose mission is to increase diversity in the world of IT and to fight for a higher level of digital proficiency among women, particularly younger women. Through workshops and training courses, Czechitas has helped motivate thousands of women, supported them in finding jobs in the IT sector, and helped connect women with partner companies. The organisation helps women develop ‘skills for tomorrow’ such as programming, website design, graphic design, testing and digital marketing. 

By the end of the webinar, participants will have a stronger understanding of how digital skilling can boost innovative job creation while at the same time increasing diversity in the world of IT. The webinar will show the important role organisations like Czechitas can play in connecting workers, business and industries through job matching and other networking activities that benefit both adult learners and institutional/market stakeholders.

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For more information about the Competition visit the
European Social Innovation Competition page