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In Nigeria, a Company Wants to Get Girls into Code

Some of the pressures discouraging young girls in Nigeria from pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) range from cultural norms to peer perceptions and traditional duties at home. To show girls that these fields are fun and welcoming, GE recently welcomed 30 high school girls to its office in Lagos, Nigeria, for "She can CODE" - an event designed to give girls training in coding and computer programming. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING

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GE recently welcomed 30 high school girls to its office in Lagos, Nigeria, for an event themed “She can CODE,” which was designed to give girls training in coding and computer programming.

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Photo: GE Africa

GE recently welcomed 30 high school girls to its office in Lagos, Nigeria, for an event themed “She can CODE,” which was designed to give girls training in coding and computer programming.

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