The black women in tech coding the future

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A singular ‘boot camp’ has been arrange within the West Midlands to coach black ladies to turn into software program builders.

The purpose is to extend digital expertise and assist create a extra various workforce in know-how, a historically male-dominated trade.

It has been put collectively by two start-ups run by black ladies; NIYO Enterprise and Coding Black Females. They secured funding of £250,000 from the West Midlands Mixed Authority Digital Retraining Fund.

The free, six-month, part-time course is designed for girls over-18 who’re unemployed or employed with a wage under £20,000.

Initially it was meant for 40 ladies, however after greater than 300 utilized, 50 at the moment are collaborating.

Video journalist: Catherine Mackie

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