iKapture Pre-degree Leadership Accelerator Program 2020, Calabar

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Have you ever thought what skills are needed to succeed? Do you think good leadership and personal awareness development can get you to great success?

Becoming a Leader is not easy, Continuing to remain one and be successful at it is even more challenging. You just have to get better as you climb up that ladder.

The Pre-degree Leadership Accelerator Program (PLAP) is a 3-weeks intensive training on Leadership, Personal development and Entrepreneurship designed to educate, engage and equip young people with skills preparing them for the relevance of the future and coach them as they build capacity for significant progress where ever they find themselves.

Attached to the program package is a 3-months Mentoring exercise for participants continuing impact and personal development incubation.


  • The program is designed to equip participants with essential skills and techniques needed to look at challenges from a different perspective.
  • To promote wisdom and facilitate self-confidence.
  • To ensure that young people are equipped with the necessary leadership and entrepreneurial skills.
  • To assist participants with self discovery and help them become socially aware of our seemingly highly competitive environment.


  • To help participants understand their personality type and develop self-awareness
  • To inspire creativity
  • To build the capacity of young people by developing their leadership skills


The program is open to any young person between 16-25 years and NOT into the university.


Fee per participant costs #5,000, which covers training materials and certificates.


This program is structured to take place within the period of 3 weeks. Commencing 17th February, 2020 – 6th March, 2020.

Monday, Wednesday and Friday (9am – 1pm)

How to Register

Pay to:
De iKapture Networks
Fidelity Bank

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

To apply https://bit.ly2U80KAs

iKapture Digital Summer Bootcamp 2019 in Calabar, Nigeria

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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.

iKapture Networks in partnership with Kids Can Code Calabar is hosting the 2019 Digital 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.

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
  • Vision Boarding
  • Life Skills

Who is this for?

Open to kids and teens between 6 and 18 years in Calabar


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

Monday – Friday (9am – 1pm)

Program Cost

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

How to Register


Pay to:
De iKapture Networks
Fidelity Bank

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

Regional Technovation program concludes with Pitch Event at Calabar on May 11, 2019

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Calabar, May 1, 2019

iKapture Networks in partnership with The LiftHUB and with the support of the U.S. Embassy Nigeria is hosting 26 teams of girls ages 10-18 from South-South region of Nigeria for its 1st Technovation Regional Pitch Event on May 11, 2019. Technovation is a global technology entrepreneurship program for girls that challenges them to identify and solve a community problem through the development of a mobile app. The girls have spent the last five months participating in the program and will take the stage to explain how their ideas will solve community problems like poor quality of education, lack of healthcare services, fake food products and more.

The Regional Pitch Event is the first round of the global technology entrepreneurship program. Students will pitch their app ideas to a panel of judges from The LiftHUB, Innovation Growth Hub, Afterschool Center for Career Development and 1 Million Jobs Initiative. The participating teams will be competing for the opportunity to attend the annual Technovation World Pitch Summit in August 2019 held in Silicon Valley. There, 12 teams from around the world will be flown in and invited to pitch their apps and business plans to a panel of tech industry experts for a chance to win scholarships to advance their education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects.

During the Technovation Regional Pitch Event, the teams of girls will:

  • Display their app demos and prototype of their ideas 9:00 – 10:00am
  • Pitch on live stage 10:00am – 3:00pm

In addition to the teams pitching their ideas, attendance is open to the public and will include a variety of technology experts and advocates, including the Commissioner for Women Affairs and the Commissioner for Health, eager to hear from young women in their community. 

WHERE: Tinapa Knowledge City, Calabar, Nigeria

WHEN: Saturday,May 11, 2019, 9:00am – 4:00pm

WHO: 26 teams from Calabar and Aba; business leaders, changemakers, advocates, students

This is the ninth season of Technovation globally and the first season of Technovation in the South-South region.

After participating in Technovation, 70% of girls globally are interested in pursuing further technology related programs. In the U.S., 60% of girls enroll in further Computer Science courses with 30% majoring in Computer Science in college, 65 times the national rate for US female college students.

The Regional Pitch Event is a showcase of local talent and innovation, and an excellent opportunity to talk to the problem solvers and app developers of tomorrow. To learn more about Technovation globally, visit

About iKapture Networks

iKapture Networks is an emerging social enterprise that seeks to provide solutions to the youth and educational challenges using innovative strategies and information and communication technology (ICT) in Nigeria. The organization works with secondary and post-secondary students as well as graduates and youth between the age of 15 and 25 years who require certain relevant skills to be outstanding in an increasingly competitive environment. Using cutting edge technologies and adopting innovative strategies and approach, we provide high quality and intensive training, tutorials, engagement programs, internship and links to opportunities for development.

About Iridescent and Technovation

Iridescent is a global technology & engineering education nonprofit that empowers underrepresented young people and their families to become self-motivated learners, inventors, and leaders. Founded in 2006 by CEO Tara Chklovski, Iridescent has had more than 100,000 children, parents, mentors, and educators participate in its two global programs: Technovation, the world’s largest global tech entrepreneurship program for girls, and Curiosity Machine, a unique, open-ended, project-based learning program that inspires students, families, and teachers to create science and engineering solutions together. Through Technovation, girls work in teams to identify a real-world community problem and then build an app and a business plan that solves that problem. In 2017, Iridescent was co-recognized along with Technovation Global Ambassador Anar Simpson for Outstanding Mobile Industry Individual Leadership at the GSMA Women4Tech awards. Technovation was profiled in CodeGirl, a documentary directed by Lesley Chilcott.

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