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Your Opportunity to Spark Your Future


Powered by United Nations, UNDP, Microsoft & TAMKEEN Bahrain (Labour Fund), FORSATI FOR HER promises to empower Bahraini Women by giving them a boost in technology! Backed by the latest Microsoft Programs and aligned with the industry requirements, this special program will enable Bahraini Women to learn and apply new skills to compete in the global economy and will also provide a boost to lead the Future of the ICT Industry.
FORSATI FOR HER AIMS TO: Provide Qualified & Trained Bahraini Professionals Encourage Career Advancement for Bahraini Women Develop Bahraini Women Coders Develop Skills to Meet the Job Market Demand Build Digital Literacy Among The Bahraini Women Workforce

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Action lines related to this project
  • AL C1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development 2019
  • AL C3. Access to information and knowledge
  • AL C4. Capacity building
  • AL C11. International and regional cooperation
Sustainable development goals related to this project
  • Goal 4: Quality education
  • Goal 5: Gender equality

  • Bahrain



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Target beneficiary group(s)
  • Youth
  • Women

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The scheme is aimed at creating 3,000 female programmers from all subject areas with a target of 30 successful candidates going on to set up their own technology-led business.

Entity name

Thinksmart for Training & Development

Entity country—type

Bahrain Government

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UNDP, Microsoft, Think Smart and Tamkeen