Digital Action Campaign Narrative

Sophie Ngassa
Posted May 1, 2017 from Cameroon
I am on a mission to narrow the Gender Tech Divide
Breaking stereotypes about STEM education for girls by teaching them basic programming and digital skills early on with the assistance of mentors to guide our girls: #STEM4Girls #Mentors4Change
CYEED contact
CYEED contact: STEM education for all, by women for women and girls. (1/1)

I invite individuals, organizations and companies to digitally empower girls in STEM with me.

Here are a few of the ways you can support:

Help me train 1,000 girls in one year!Donate to my fundraiser to set up a multimedia digital empowerment center.

This center will be a STEM workshop and maker space called TECH UNIVERSE and it will expose girls to all the STEM fields. Please click here to donate!

Donate equipment, training material, furniture, or office space!Contact me on World Pulse or at sophie@cyeed.net if you’d like to make an in-kind donation. We are especially in need of the following:

  • 30 laptops and accessories
  • 15 tables
  • 50 chairs
  • 1 projector with screen
  • 1 white board with pens
  • 1 printer
  • 1 photocopier
  • STEM textbooks
  • Lab experiment kits and workshop tools
  • Internet connection for 2 years

Mentor or train girls, or refer girls to our programs!Contact me on World Pulse or at sophie@cyeed.net.

Partner or collaborate!Contact me on World Pulse or at Sophie@cyeed.net.

Invite girls for exchange programs!Please contact me on World Pulse or at sophie@cyeed.net if you’d like to invite our girls to participate as exchange students in your program.

Spread the Word!Visit my website http://www.cyeed.netand tell others about what I do! Please share this campaign with your friends, family members and social networks.

We count on you, small drops make an ocean!

How to Get Involved

Follow us on Face book and share our posts https://www.facebook.com/Center-for-Youth-Education-And-Economic-Develop...

You can donate the following:

Equipment: 30 laptops and accessories, 15 tables,50 chairs, 1 projector and screen, white board and pen, 1 printer, 1 photocopier, internet connection for 1 year,1 flip chart stand and papers.

Training material: training curriculum, software programs, free on line tools, pens, bold markers, white board and pen, note books, handouts and fact sheets.

Tweet #STEM4Girls and #Mentors4Change

Share our DAC video and invite others to share.

Tell your family and friends to Bring a Girl to STEM day events.

You can be a mentor for our girls.

E mail us at cyeedngo@yahoo.com or Sophie@cyeed.net

Visit our website http://www.cyeed.net/index.html and tell others about what we do.

 

 

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  • Mercedes
    May 01, 2017
    May 01, 2017

    Sophie, 

    I am really excited about your digital action campaign, because it will give access to great opportunities for a lot of girls in your community.  Keep the good work :D

    Mercedes

  • Sophie Ngassa
    May 02, 2017
    May 02, 2017

    Dear Mercedes, Thanks for your great comment. Giving girls the early expose will be a great way to inspire them about STEM fields.Attaching them to mentors will create a sure ans safe platform for exchange.

  • Kundai Muringi
    May 01, 2017
    May 01, 2017

    Always on point Sophie, your campaign strategy sounds great!

  • Sophie Ngassa
    May 02, 2017
    May 02, 2017

    Thanks dear, you are really the sun. Your comment increases my zeal  and passion to change lives.

  • Sally maforchi Mboumien
    May 02, 2017
    May 02, 2017

    Excactly what a 21st centuary girl needs.

  • Sophie Ngassa
    May 02, 2017
    May 02, 2017

    Dear Sally, Thanks for you great comment. Together we make this happen.I will be happy to contribute to the emergence of Cameroon's Tech industry.These girls will develop to future Techpreneurs.

  • iyamail
    May 02, 2017
    May 02, 2017

    Keep up the good work!

    Iya

    "A needlepoint change in direction is worth an arc of change in the future"

  • Sophie Ngassa
    May 02, 2017
    May 02, 2017

    Dear iyamail, Thanks. Yes, I will keep the flame burning because our girls matter.

  • Sophia Atadana
    May 02, 2017
    May 02, 2017

    Thanks sister for the good work. These subjects are the most important when it comes to out educational system

  • Sophie Ngassa
    May 02, 2017
    May 02, 2017

    Dear Adisatu111, Thanks for your encouraging words.You have inspired me to do more and more for our girls.

  • Dr. Shruti kapoor
    May 03, 2017
    May 03, 2017

    This is a great campaign Sophie and I am very excited to see its results. What are some challenges you envision while implementing the campaign? 

  • Sophie Ngassa
    May 03, 2017
    May 03, 2017

    Dear Safyty, Thanks for encouraging me.The  first part already started, please read my latest post. Really i do not envision any major challenge. the girls are already getting very excited to jion future STEM programs.Thanks

  • Araba
    May 04, 2017
    May 04, 2017

    Good work my dear! keep it up!

  • Sophie Ngassa
    May 04, 2017
    May 04, 2017

    Dear Arab, Thank you very much.I will .

    I also wish you the best in your project.Cheer!

  • Edinah
    May 05, 2017
    May 05, 2017

    Sophie my dear, this is the way to go - shattering those stereotypes and working towards bringing down the ceiling.

    All the best,

    Edinah

  • Sophie Ngassa
    May 06, 2017
    May 06, 2017

    Dear Edinah, you got it right. Thanks very much for the wonderful comment that keeps me excited to push on my vision for change.Yes, I will shatter those stubborn stereotypes that keep women at the back.

  • Shirley Kimmayong
    May 08, 2017
    May 08, 2017

  • Sophie Ngassa
    May 10, 2017
    May 10, 2017

    Dear Kimmayong, Thanks. Yes, Go, go, go.......

    I am on the move with #STEM4Girls and #Mentors4Change .Follow "Bring a Girl to STEM" campaign and tweet, tweet ,tweet...  Thanks.

  • Shirley Kimmayong
    May 17, 2017
    May 17, 2017

    Indeed! Keep it up!

    Peace,

    Shirley

  • Restor Pierrette
    May 11, 2017
    May 11, 2017

    Hello Aunty Sophie, your work is really amazing. I look up to you as a great mentor. Keep soaring.I am proud of you.

  • Sophie Ngassa
    May 13, 2017
    May 13, 2017

    Dear Restor, Thanks a lot for you encouraging words. 

    My motivation in life is my personal experience that gives me the strong urge to share my passion for STEM and make girls and young women explore their talents to their fullest potentials. 

  • Emily Miki
    May 30, 2017
    May 30, 2017

    Congratulations Sophie... You make me proud!

  • Sophie Ngassa
    Jun 01, 2017
    Jun 01, 2017

    Dear Emily, Thanks so much for you comment.I feel really honored.

  • Katlego Masege
    Sep 20, 2017
    Sep 20, 2017

    Wow Sophie, this is so inspirational. I have interest in the tech world too, but have no formal education on the subject. I am slowly trying to teach myself coding and programming. My dream is to also train under privileged South African students how to code and expose them to the STEM field. I am busy researching for a mentor and a company where I can volunteer so I can learn more. Please keep motivating us and being an inspiration. 

  • Sophie Ngassa
    Sep 21, 2017
    Sep 21, 2017

    Hello KMasege, i am happy that i have inspired you.Yes! you can train yourself using on line courses. Just keep on, be determined and you will get there someday.Thanks for you great comment.

  • Hina Bhagat
    Nov 10, 2017
    Nov 10, 2017

    Hello there!

    love Sophie ma'am,

     I really have no words ma'am, what I say ?? really really ma'am your struggles for women and girls are appreciated :) I love to join in. I also want to be the part of it. I hope that I can learn many new things from you I love your thoughts.But how can I join you ?? I want to learn as your student.

  • Sophie Ngassa
    Nov 16, 2017
    Nov 16, 2017

    Dear Dimple, Thanks for commenting.You are welcome to join me dear. Please read in the box above about how to get involved.

  • Hina Bhagat
    Nov 17, 2017
    Nov 17, 2017

    Definitely Ma'am ! :)