Learn how to pitch ideas, represent yourself online, communicate professionally and work with online collaboration tools.
Apply your coding skills to issues you are interested in. You will learn how to tackle complex problems using the design thinking process.
Explore future options by meeting different companies doing exciting things with technology. We offer career testing and connect you to our network of study institutions and bursary programs.
We equip high potential female learners with the coding, problem solving and life skills that will allow them to leverage technology to contribute meaningfully to South Africa’s innovation system. The program exposes young women to how technology can be used for social innovation and helps them navigate critical study decisions.
Why I Code
These videos aim to tell the stories of young female coders who are changing the face of technology. We hope these videos inspire young women to consider tech in new ways.
In an effort to encourage young people to consider careers in technology fields, Code for Cape Town has partnered with takealot.com, South Africa’s largest online store, who opened its doors this week to host 40 aspiring female coders for a 3 hour introductory coding...read more
22 Code4CT learners spent a week in various Cape Town tech companies during November and December 2016. During the week they worked in groups to create a responsive one-page website about an inspiring woman in technology of their choice. Each group was matched with a...read more
Four of our learners landed the opportunity of a 2 week paid internship over school holidays. The experience pushed them to apply the skills they have learnt to business problems and to learn new skills such as AngularJS. This opportunity arose because one of the...read more
Four Code4CT girls; Charney Essack, Azraa Vally, Chelsea Lewis and Tracy-Anne Sikenjana attended the UN International Data Forum and spoke in the Celebrating Women in Data session. The girls shared their experience of working with data during the 2016 Data CodeStorm...read more