SILQU will be featured in this years 2023 Google Africa Internet Academy (GAIA), a training program that aims to help young Africans develop the skills they need to succeed in the digital economy. The program is a partnership between Google and several African governments, and it is delivered in a variety of formats, including online courses, in-person workshops, and mentorship programs.
GAIA covers a wide range of topics, including web development, digital marketing, and entrepreneurship. The program also provides participants with the opportunity to network with other professionals in the digital industry.
Since its launch in 2015, GAIA has trained over 10,000 young Africans. The program has been praised for its impact on the African economy, and it has been credited with helping to create thousands of new jobs.
If you are a young African who is interested in a career in the digital economy, GAIA is a great opportunity to learn the skills you need to succeed. To learn more about the program, visit the Google Africa Internet Academy website.
Here are some of the benefits of participating in the Google Africa Internet Academy:
- You will learn the skills you need to succeed in the digital economy.
- You will network with other professionals in the digital industry.
- You will have the opportunity to start your own business.
- You will be able to contribute to the development of the African economy.
The Google-sponsored workshop brings together high level policy and legislation makers, academics and key opinion formers across Africa, to discuss the latest trends on the intersection of technology, policy and regulation.
Under the theme ‘Good Regulatory Practices for the Digital Economy’, this Academy will discuss the importance of good regulatory practices to enhance regulatory quality, setting out key steps in the regulatory lifecycle and related systemic issues – with an emphasis on digital policymaking, and highlighting case studies from around the globe, including Africa.
If you are interested in participating in the Google Africa Internet Academy, you can apply online. The application process is competitive, so be sure to submit your application early.