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Flapmax, Wentors partner to increase women’s participation in AI

By Tobi Awodipe
09 September 2022   |   3:14 am
A technology company, Flapmax, has announced that it is partnering Wentors, a global network of women in technology, to launch professional resources designed to increase the number of women working in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI).

A technology company, Flapmax, has announced that it is partnering Wentors, a global network of women in technology, to launch professional resources designed to increase the number of women working in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI).

This programme is dedicated to helping women transform their lives and advance their careers. The new Flapmax Women in AI internship programme has started accepting applications online until September 15, 2022.

Working hand-in-hand with Wentors, Flapmax will also create and launch new upskilling and training opportunities in the AI technology space, targeting both technical and non-technical professionals. Flapmax, a data and AI company expanding opportunities for technology innovation and implementation worldwide, is looking to target underserved populations.

The company’s AI Institute is also helping to advance human potential through cutting-edge research, experiential learning, training, and certification programmes designed for the modern workforce. Wentors is working towards an ambitious goal of reaching eight million women around the world by 2030, including providing free mentorship programmes for women in technology.

Speaking with The Guardian, Founder/CEO, Flapmax, Dave Ojika, said the team was working to engage and connect the next generation of learners and innovators with sustainable technology, infrastructure and advanced professional skills.

He said the firm was proud to partner Wentors to ensure resources are well designed to support women entrepreneurs and innovators worldwide and to encourage a new generation of women to consider careers in AI.

Applications to the AI Institute are being accepted online until September 15, 2022 (and thereafter until December 19, 2022, on a rolling basis). The virtual programme will provide experiential learning and hands-on training opportunities within the technology and AI/cloud industries. Participants will have curated access to Flapmax Learn certification training courses in either technical or non-technical areas as well as be incorporated into the Wentors community for an opportunity to receive professional mentorship.