Celebrating impact: Oracle Academy inducted into Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre’s Hall of Fame in Nigeria

December 15, 2023 | 2 minute read
Jane Richardson
Senior Regional Director, Oracle Academy, EMEA
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In a testament to Oracle Academy’s unwavering dedication and transformative impact, the recent 15th-anniversary celebration of the Women's Technology Empowerment Centre (WTEC) saw the program receiving the prestigious Hall of Fame award, recognizing its pivotal role in driving change and empowering women and girls in the tech space in Nigeria.

Held on Sunday, December 3, 2023, in Lagos, WTEC’s 15th Anniversary celebration was an avenue to commemorate impactful strides, celebrate partners, and chart a vision for the next generation.

Oracle Academy’s journey with WTEC has been nothing short of inspiring. Through collaborative initiatives, mentorship programs, and empowerment campaigns, Oracle Academy and WTEC have joined forces to amplify the voices of women in STEM. Together, they have helped bridge gaps, shatter stereotypes, and empowered countless young women and girls to  consider and pursue careers in technology.

See past events here, here, here and here.

Bekere Amassoma, Oracle Academy Program Manager, who received the award, said, “As Program Manager, I am privileged to witness firsthand the impact of our collaborative efforts with WTEC. Together, we’ve embarked on a journey of empowerment that fosters a tech landscape that champions diversity and inclusivity. Our program, which includes mentorship initiatives to skills development workshops, has not only equipped girls with technical skills but also instilled confidence and inspired countless individuals to pursue careers in technology. As we celebrate this achievement, Oracle Academy recommits to the cause of empowering women in technology.”

As Oracle Academy celebrates this prestigious accolade, we look ahead with optimism and determination, and the program’s commitment to empowering women in technology remains unwavering. This award is not just a recognition of past achievements but an encouragement for future endeavors—a future where women can stand tall in tech and contribute their brilliance to shape a better world.

Thank you to everyone who has supported us to achieve this recognition.

Jane Richardson

Senior Regional Director, Oracle Academy, EMEA

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