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[READ]I plan to take further classes on coding to create an app that can reach girls and communities

Thereza Joseph John; a beneficiary of AGCCI Photo: Thereza Joseph John

Thereza Joseph John, 24, a third-year student at St. John's University of Tanzania, is pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration in Health Service Management. In 2019, she participated in the African Girls Can Code Initiative (AGCCI) coding camp organized in South Africa by UN Women in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) funded by the government of Denmark as part of the first phase of the AGCCI (2018-2021). UN Women launched the second phase of the AGCCI in 2022 funded by the government of Belgium to empower and equip 2,000 African women and girls between 17-25 with digital literacy skills over the course of four years.


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