By Jan-Juba Arway, Una Refugiada de Sudán del Sur & traducido por Linda Maridueña
En el mundo actual centrado en la tecnología, la codificación por computadora es la habilidad técnica más deseada por los empleadores. Sin embargo, muchas economías en desarrollo carecen de una mano de obra calificada para aprovechar al máximo estas innovaciones tecnológicas.
Mucha gente no sabe que mi país de origen, Sudán del Sur, es la república más joven del mundo. Como nuevo estado, la falta de acceso a la educación tecnológica impide que los jóvenes alcancen su máximo potencial.
La pobreza, la violencia continua y la…
By Jan-Juba Arway, a refugee from South Sudan
In today’s technology-centric world, computer coding is the number one desired technical skill among employers. Yet, many developing economies lack the skilled workforce to take full advantage of these technological innovations.
Many people do not know that my home country of South Sudan is the youngest republic in the world. As a new state, lack of access to technology education prevents youth from reaching their full potential.
Poverty, ongoing violence, and government corruption deprive children and women of a fair chance in life.
More than 70% of children in South Sudan cannot…
Investment in technology education helped turn India into one of the fastest-growing developing countries in the world. In the 1980s, India received significant foreign investments into its technology industry, which helped its citizens achieve two essential economic development goals.
The first purpose was to give residents of India access to the technology education that they need to succeed in 21st-century jobs. The second objective was even more crucial: Supply paying jobs in exchange for those skills. After all, the newly trained talent needs income opportunities as a complement to the education to benefit from the newly acquired expertise.
Código Ecuador is a nonprofit organization working to promote technology skills and computer programming careers for high school students in Ecuador.