Outstanding effort from the Deloitte and Code to Inspire team’s, working together to help build #Afghanistan by building education centers that teach young women in #Afghanistan how to code so they can achieve financial empowerment by becoming programmers. A special thanks to our own Mark D’Agostino and Tyler Mulvihill for helping make this happen.
Fereshteh Forough wanted to help women in Afghanistan. She knew that attaining education was difficult, let alone technical training, and the cultural attitudes towards women didn’t help. But she tackled these issues head on by starting the first coding school for women in Afghanistan. She talks to us about how she started the program, how she took on the different challenges her students face, and how her training in computer science and her previous role as a computer science professor affected her decision to open Code To Inspire.