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YWCA Tech Connect Info Session | FREE Program for Newcomer Women in Tech

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YWCA Tech Connect

200 - 720 E Hastings Street

Vancouver, BC V6A 1R5

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Are you a newcomer woman with experience in IT?

Need help breaking into the tech industry in Canada?

Join us for an intake session to learn if Tech Connect is the right program for you.

YWCA Tech Connect a FREE 10-week program that will help you secure a rewarding career in tech. Learn how to navigate the Canadian job market and receive coaching and mentoring from industry professionals.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • No fee to participate
  • A confidence-building, supportive environment
  • Learn how to navigate the Canadian workplace culture and minimize the challenges faced by newcomers
  • Five weeks of employment-related workshops focused on the innovative tech industry
  • Five weeks of mentorship and employment coaching
  • Access to tech networking events and guest speakers
  • Up to six months of follow up support
  • Access to additional YWCA services, including YWCA Health+Fitness Center
  • Financial assistance for transit and childcare top-up based on eligibility

PARTICIPANTS MUST BE:

  • Immigrant or refugee women with background and experience in IT (Information Technology)
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada: permanent residents, confirmed refugee status, or live-in caregivers (temporary foreign workers who hold or received approval of a work permit)
  • Unemployed or precariously employed and able to participate in a full-time, 10-week program
  • Proficient in English (CLB level 6 or higher)

NEXT COHORT: NOVEMBER 18, 2019

To learn more, contact: 604 216 1670 | techconnect@ywcavan.org

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Funding is provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

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