3. April 2024

Factoría F5 launches Femme Forward program in Spain

      Factoría F5 launches Femme Forward program in Spain   Femme Forward was kicked off in Spain as the beginning of a transformative journey for women to become specialists in AWS cloud computing, and empowered to find their path within the tech sector. Factoría F5’s program started on March 4th for 31 women passionate about pursuing a tech career.. Diverse and committed cohort   The Femme Forward cohort of Factoría F5 boasts over 15 nationalities, representing a rich diversity of backgrounds and cultures from across Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Most of the women already counted on some knowledge about technology or programming. However, for most of them, finding a job after the program would open the door to their first working experience in Spain’s tech industry.   Despite challenges, such as balancing family responsibilities and overcoming language barriers, the cohort has demonstrated remarkable engagement and a collective spirit of support and unity. Their collaborative spirit shines, with members readily offering support in both technical and linguistic aspects, underscoring a shared determination to succeed together. Dynamic training approach   The program employs a blend of online classes, laboratory exercises, quizzes, masterclasses, and group learning dynamics. This holistic approach not only imparts technical knowledge but also fosters soft skills, encouraging teamwork, problem-solving, and effective communication. The training’s real-world applicability can be seen in activities like team presentations on cloud topics, which require thorough research, teamwork, and practical explanations. DTowards a more inclusive tech sector and future   As the program progresses, it is clear that Femme Forward is more than just a training initiative; it’s a community in which women can feel empowered, supported, and acquiring the skills to contribute to a more inclusive and diverse technological future in Spain. By providing women with the tools, knowledge, and confidence to embark on tech careers, Femme Forward is opening doors to new opportunities and challenging the status quo. In summary, Femme Forward in Spain showcases the power of education and community building in transforming lives and paving the way for more women to enter in the tech industry

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Empowering Greek Women: Big Blue Data Academy kicks off the Femme Forward program in Greece

      Empowering Greek Women: Big Blue Data Academy kicks off the Femme Forward program in Greece   Last week, Femme Forward started its mission to transform Greek women into tech professionals, specifically in Cloud Computing. The program started on March 19 and will continue for 12 weeks. During this time, 35 women will learn skills to work in the tech industry.   The Big Blue Data Academy’s goal is to give these women the tools and skills they need for a career change into technology, empowering them and boosting their confidence. We aim to help the participants find job opportunities in the tech field within our network.   This free educational and career change opportunity inspired women in Greece, not just to learn something new but to actually pursue it. These women are eager learn new skills and ready to take on challenges, aiming for roles in Cloud Computing. A future in the tech industry is attractive and realistic! Besides, they don’t just learn – they are growing big.   Moreover, they are not going through this journey alone. They are part of a team, supporting each other and working together to fight discrimination in the tech sector. The tech industry in Greece needs professionals, and Femme Forward is just the beginning. Thanks to our experienced and industry-experts instructors, participants get to practice real-world challenges, receive valuable feedback, and have mentors guiding them. This combination reflects our vision for the project, and we’re grateful to our team for their hard work in making the program a success.

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