Facebook/Andela #BuildforSDG Challenge 2020 for Africans Interested in Mentoring Software Developers
Duration: 6 weeks
Deadline: July 27, 2020
Summary: Are you interested in Mentoring Software Developers looking to build the next big technology product/solution out of Africa? Cohort 2 of the #BuildforSDG Challenge has opened applications for mentors to apply from all over Africa
Details: Facebook and Andela have partnered to up-skill developers across Africa through a six-week immersive program where selected developers will work as individuals or in agile remote teams to innovate on industry projects. We believe in the power of working as a community and as a community we are looking for mentors to join us in supporting/mentoring innovators who will be building the next big technology offering out of Africa through the #BuildforSDG Challenge 2020 Cohort 2 program.
Eligibility: The application process is open to engineers skilled in one or more languages/stacks/frameworks in any of the focus areas: Web, Mobile, Cloud, and DevOps.
Therefore, you are eligible to apply if you are proficient in any of:
Eligible Countries: Sub-Saharan Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, and South-Africa)
Value of Award: For this program, we prioritize growth opportunities and non-monetary incentives over financial rewards. We will be offering incentives and benefits where necessary on a program-specific basis. These incentives include but are not restricted to:
- Access to curriculum/course content on online learning platforms
- First-hand information on employment opportunities through the Andela Talent Marketplace
- Recommendations and referrals available on request
- Certificate of Participation
- Profile building coaching sessions