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25 Under 25 Leaders Changing the Game Award 2020 – Call for Nominations

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Nominations are now open for the 25 Under 25 Young Leaders Changing the Game 2020 Award! In commemoration of International Youth Day and in celebration of the iKapture’s 10 year anniversary of its flagship program: Youth Leadership, Entrepreneurship And Development (YLEAD), the award has been launched.

25 Under 25 is seeking to recognize young leaders across Nigeria (under 25 years) who are championing change in their communities. iKapture will recognise the exemplary work undertaken by young people across the continent.

The Award launch coincides with the 2020 International Youth Day with the theme ‘Youth Engagement for Global Action,’ which seeks to highlight young people that are working to ensure sustainable development in their various communities, and provide ways for more young people to engage.

Eligibility

Award, nominees must:

  • be aged 15 to 24 years;
  • be a citizen of an African country;
  • have been engaged in development work, business or engaged in a leadership role for more than 12 months – either in a professional or voluntary capacity;
  • have a strong track record of implementing innovative ideas and linking their work and its impact to one of the 17 SDGs;
  • have demonstrated an understanding of the importance of youth engagement in key areas of development, business and Leadership.

Entrants can nominate themselves or be nominated by someone who can testify of the impact of their work. 25 finalists will be shortlisted from a list of nominations based on 6 key categories which include:

  1. Poverty Eradication (SDG 1, 2)
  2. Education (SDG 4, 17)
  3. Environment (SDG 6, 7, 11, 13, 14, 15)
  4. Health (SDG 3)
  5. Human Rights (SDG 5, 10, 17)
  6. Entrepreneurship/Innovation (SDG 8, 9, 12)

Award Benefits

The finalists will;

  • Receive an e-award certificate
  • Be featured on our social media pages, Blankpaperz online publication and Opportunity Desk
  • Participate in a Virtual Meet-up with select Change Makers across the globe

How to Nominate

Visit this link to apply or nominate someone.

Entries must be received online by 23:59 WAT on 25 August 2020.

iKapture Digital SkillUp Summer Bootcamp 2020 – Online and Onsite

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iKapture Centre for Development is hosting the 2020 Digital SkillUp Summer Bootcamp. The bootcamp is a 4-week intensive and immersive tech program designed for kids and teenagers who want to gain digital skills. Participants learn how to code and use app builders to create their own apps. Other courses offered include, graphics design, and life skills including self-awareness, communication, leadership and teamwork.

We live in a fast-changing world, with advancements in science and technology, machines and artificial intelligence are fast replacing conventional jobs. It has become imperative that the education sector offers more than just certificates. The future is digital and for anyone to meet up with it’s standard; they must have certain digital skills. There is critical need to produce a generation of thinkers and problem solvers. The best time to learn those skills is now and we are committed to bridging the gap between the societal demands and young people by equipping them with the skills and values to tackle today’s challenges and ready for tomorrow’s aspirations.

After completing the program, students join a growing alumni network for career support and community. They have access to mentors to further develop their skills.

What kids will learn

  • Programming: Python, HTML/CSS, JavaScript
  • App Builders: App Inventor, Thunkable, Scratch
  • Graphics design
  • Microsoft Office
  • WordPress
  • Use of Social Media
  • Explainer Videos
  • Vision Boarding
  • Life Skills

Who is this for?

  • Open to African kids and teens between 5 and 16 years

Program Details

This program adopts a practical approach, which is structured to take place within the period of 4 weeks.

Onsite:

  • 4th – 28th August 2020
  • Monday – Friday
  • 9am – 2pm daily

Online:

  • 10th to 21st August 2020
  • Monday to Friday
  • 3pm – 6pm daily

Program Cost

This fee per participant cost #15,000, which covers facilitation, training materials and certificates.

How to Register

Visit: bit.ly/ikaptureDSB

Pay to:
iKapture Centre for Development
5600192664
Fidelity Bank

Call 0813-462-4760 or 08090970206 to confirm payment and secure your spot.

iKapture Digital Academy

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iKapture Digital Academy is a platform designed to educate, equip and engage the new generation of entrepreneurs and innovators.  Digital transformation should be one of the top three priorities of every human as digitalization has come to stay and affects all sectors.

OUR COURSES ARE VALUE DRIVEN

Courses offered here are well conditioned to prepare you for digital fluency and immediate work space placement, literacy that helps you become open minded to new ways of approaching education, career and profession. Here, we help you transcend your passion to impact and profit.

PHONEGRAPHY

Phonegraphy is the combination of two words “phone” and “photography”, which means taking pictures using your phone camera.

Beyond learning the skill, there’s a lot more to be achieved. You can earn money from it too. Photography and videography are becoming sought-out-for careers in the world today. There is no set back to becoming a skilled person in this field, you can start with a smart phone.

We are happy to introduce our free Online Phonegraphy class to jump-start your career in photography using your smart phone.

Program benefits

Participants will learn of the following;

  • Types of photography.
  • Element and principles.
  • Types of camera’s and usage.
  • Settings, composition, balance, texture and light in photography
  • Practical sessions

Duration

This will take place via Telegram on Monday, 29th June, 2020 – 1st July, 2020 by 12-2pm daily.

Program cost

This 3-day program is absolutely FREE and available to everyone with the a learning spirit.

REGISTRATION

To be part of the program, click here

Become a Better Person!

We are passionately committed to educating, engaging and equipping you with the right skills to succeed!