~ From Africa! Solve STEM Education NPO and SDGs Issues through Programming-Workshop “iamtheCODE Hackathon” with 100 Women! Recruiting students from junior and senior high school and school
Code of all non-profit corporations ~ From Africa! Solve STEM Education NPO and SDGs Issues through Programming-Workshop “iamtheCODE Hackathon” with 100 Women! Recruiting students from junior and senior high school and school Date: November 9th (Sat) and 10th (Sun) 9: 00-17: 00 Location: Oracle Corporation Japan Headquarters (Kitaaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo) NPO Minna no Code (Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, representative: Yuta Tonegawa, hereinafter Minna no Code) is a general incorporated corporation Waffle and Africa promoting STEAMED (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, Entrepreneurship, and Design) Hackathon on November 9 (Sat.) and 10 (Sun.), 2019, and Oracle Corporation Japan Headquarters (Minato-ku, Tokyo) in collaboration with the non-profit organization “iamtheCODE” Will be held. This time, we will be recruiting a wide range of junior and senior high school students and schools to participate in this event. [Image
■ Background Currently, the shortage of IT personnel is an urgent issue not only in Japan but also globally in the information society. Among them, the number of female engineers is said to be around 10%, and it is necessary for the middle and high school students who have a great influence on career decision to take an interest in the career of engineers. Has been done. Even in Japan, the number of so-called “Rikejo” to select faculties of science that can be candidates for future engineers is still small, and there are few opportunities to experience the fun of technology and future role models. This time, in order to provide those opportunities, STEAM-based NPO “iamtheCODE” in Africa, which is making a global movement to cultivate 1 million girls as engineers by 2030, the gender gap of IT industry A hackathon was held in collaboration with Waffle, a general incorporated association that provides computer science and startup experiences to junior and senior high school girls in Japan. In this hackathon, under the theme of “SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)”, which is a universal goal agreed by the United Nations to achieve a sustainable society at the world level, We offer the opportunity to experience programming as a means of solving problems.
■ Overview [Sunday] November 9th (Saturday) and 10th (Sunday), 2019, 9:00 to 17:00 [Venue] Oracle Japan Headquarters (Oracle Aoyama Center, 2-5-8 Kitaaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo) [Access] Connect from Subway Ginza Line Gaienmae Station Exit 4B 9 minutes on foot from Aoyama 1-chome Station on the Ginza Line, Hanzomon Line, Oedo Line [Contents] Design thinking workshop, lectures on SDGs, programming, hackathon
● Day 1
● 9: 30-10: 20 Introduction 10: 20-12: 30 Lecture on SDGs goals 12: 30-13: 15 Lunch 13: 15-14: 45 Design Thinking Workshop 14: 45-15: 45 Prototype using a computer 15: 45-16: 00 Ice break 16: 00-17: 00 Summary at the end
● Day 2
● 10: 00-10: 30 Recreation 10: 30-11: 45 Lecture while using computer 11: 45-14: 30 Lunch & Prototyping & Coding 14: 30-16: 30 Pitch & Screening 16: 30-17: 30 Announcement of social gathering & examination * Contents are subject to change. Please note. [How to apply] bit.ly/2lY4Imy
■ About iamtheCODE (www.iamthecode.org/) IamtheCODE is the first African-led global movement to mobilise government, private sector, philanthropic organizations and Foundations to advance STEAMED (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, Entrepreneurship, and Design) Education. Its Goal is to mobilise governments , Businesses, Foundations, philanthropic organization to invest in future technologies that can drive sustainable development for marginalized girls in society.It aims to Enable 1 Million women and girls coders by 2030 and give them the Skills that they will need in the Future. IamtheCODE is a global campaign from Africa that promotes STEAMED education in collaboration with governments, private companies, and non-profit organizations. In order to promote “sustainable development”, we are investing in future technologies for women who are in a vulnerable position in cooperation with various stakeholders. By 2030, iamtheCODE aims to give 1 million women the skills they need in the future and train them as engineers.
■ About Waffle Waffle, a general incorporated association, has been active since 2017 with the mission of filling the gender gap in the technology industry and the computer science field (planned for incorporation in FY2019). Primarily targeting junior and senior high school girls in Japan, hosting events, interviews and article writing to make computer science enjoyable, and operating the Japan branch of the global girls and junior high school limited app contest “Technovaton Challenge” It is. So far, many girls’ junior and senior high school students have been given opportunities, and NHK News and other media have taken up a great deal of activity. Organization name: General Waffle (planned for incorporation in 2019) Representative: Representative Sayaka Tanaka Contact: email@example.com Website: waffle-waffle.org/
■ NPO corporation everyone’s code (code.or.jp/) With the mission of “Making all children enjoy programming”, everyone ’s code is about “Progru”, a free programming material used by about 300,000 people, and programming education for teachers. We provide a wide range of initiatives such as providing a collection of case studies “Prokali” and holding “Programming Education Tomorrow Meeting” and “Programming Teacher Training School” for teachers responsible for programming education. Organization name: Non-profit organization code Representative Yuta Tonegawa, Representative Director Established July 2015 Location: Tokiwa Building 4F, 4-5-6 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo more than
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