March 18 webinar: Tech skills for all
Join us for our March 18 webiner to find out what digital literacy means, and how you can get access to relevant, practical experience.
Technology is changing virtually every job. It’s also changing how young people need to prepare for the opportunities that await them in the future. No matter what you’re thinking about doing in 1, 5, or 10 years — digital literacy and an understanding of how to be an intelligent consumer and user of technology are essential. Don’t forget about the cool things you can do from anywhere to gain practical skills and transition from being a consumer of tech to a creator, maker, and doer empowered by tech!
On Wednesday, March 18 from 10:00 a.m. EDT to 11:00 a.m. EDT, I will be leading an IBM digital skills webinar for high school and university students, educators, and parents that explores the nine digital skills that comprise basic digital literacy. You’ll then learn how to leverage fundamental digital and professional skills to get your foot in the door at companies eager to hire new, up-and-coming talent. Don’t forget about starting your own venture!
In this webinar, you’ll learn what the heck digital literacy means anyway and how students can gain access to relevant, practical experience. It’s perfect for anyone (yes, you!!!) who is thinking about their career journey or inspiring youth to be prepared for the future of work, as well as educators who might be finding opportunities to empower students but aren’t quite sure where to start.
See you there! Don’t forget to use #DigitalSkillsPenguin in your tweets … and tag me @mentorafrika! We will have a Twitter Chat from 11:00 a.m. EDT to 12:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 25 to answer questions that come in via chat during the webinar.