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The 2nd Bauchi Feminist Internet School: Call for Application

Introduction

The second Bauchi Feminist Internet School (BaFIS) organized by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) will hold in January/February, 2020. The objective of the BaFIS is to produce digital inclusion champions who will join other champions for bridging the gender digital divide in the country. The three-day school  offers intensive training on various topics regarding access to and use of the internet as well as internet governance and policy making in the arena from feminist perspectives.

Alumni will be expected to, after the training, undertake the following activities:

  1. Contribution to expanding the base of knowledgeable gender digital inclusion activists by Stepping-down the training to at least 10 other persons, majority of who should be females
  2. Undertake advocacy visits to relevant government officials/agencies to solicit their support for the national digital inclusion agenda
  3. Will write and share an article of not less 1000 words on how digital inclusion agenda can be realized in the country

Application for participation from interested persons is hereby invited. Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be digitally literate and has active social media handles/profiles
  2. Must have some previous gender advocacy experience
  3. Working with a gender focused or women-led organization will be an advantage
  4. Note that participants will be made up of 70/30 female to male ratio

Interested persons should submit their applications to info@citad.org or register online by clicking this link on or before December 31st, 2019

Selected persons will be accommodated in Bauchi and be provided with meals; however, they will be responsible for their transportation. They best performing alumni in terms of step down and advocacy output stands a chance to be sponsored to the 2nd Kano Social Influence’s Summit, holding in June, 2020

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