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Engro Vopak partners with Circle to provide IT Training to Youth

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Karachi, March 25, 2019 (PPI-OT): Circle, a social enterprise focused on women’s economic empowerment, held a launch ceremony yesterday for the new phase of its highly successful Tech Karo program, which aims to create a pipeline of youth in tech by providing web development and life skills, with a special focus on women and those from underserved communities. The new phase will cover 3 years from 2019-2021, training 430 students in web development, UI/UX design and digital marketing, impart life skills, provide counselling and mentorship, and guarantee internship and job placements to at least 60% of the graduates. This builds upon its 2018 success of graduating 50 students, of which 62% were female, more than 30 internship and job placements at leading tech companies where they are earni...

Engro Vopak partners with CIRCLE to develop Pakistani female coders

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Karachi, January 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): Engro Vopak Terminal Limited in partnership with CIRCLE Women, a social enterprise focused on women’s economic empowerment, held Tech Karo’s Closing Ceremony today, at the Karachi School of Business and Leadership. The Tech Karo Program aims to create a pipeline of women in tech by providing web development and life skills to youth, especially women from the underserved communities – an initiative that champions the UN Sustainable Development Goals 5 and 8, of Gender Equality and Economic Growth. With 62% of the students being female, the first batch had 50 graduates. Over 30 students were placed in internships with leading tech companies, including 10 Pearls and Ibex Global. The program also ensured that the students received proper guidance regar...