Improve the socio-economic well-being of girls and women living in underserved communities in Africa, by providing cybersecurity training, mentorship and internship/job shadowing opportunities that can potentially lift them out of poverty.
The learning journey has been designed to begin with digital literacy and systematic progress from basic cybersecurity concepts to more specialised niche cybersecurity learning. Midway through the fellowship, beneficiaries will choose and focus on one of the following tracks/career paths.
- Threat Intelligence
- Cloud Security
- Penetration/Vulnerability Testing
- Incident Analysis/Response (Soc Analyst Level 1)
- IT Security Audit
CyberGirls is a 1-year fellowship program of Cybersafe Foundation designed to equip girls and women with globally sought-after cybersecurity skills, positioning them to start a career in cybersecurity and seize work opportunities within Africa and across the world. During the one-year duration of this fellowship, you will be given cybersecurity training, mentorship, become certification-ready, and possibly get paid internship/job shadowing opportunities.
This fellowship will improve the socio-economic well-being of girls and women living in underserved communities in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Egypt, Rwanda, Kenya, and Zambia, contribute to fighting poverty & cybercrime, closing the skills gap in cybersecurity and gender disparity in tech; as well as fighting unemployment/underemployment.