The Fundación ONCE [The Spanish National Organisation for the Blind], the Spanish Confederation of Employers’ Associations (CEOE) and the Conference of Social Councils of Spanish Universities (CCS) join forces to promote the presence of disabled women in technology roles.
They will offer 50 grants for participation in a training programme in big national companies.
The Fundación ONCE, the Spanish Confederation of Employers’ Associations (CEOE) and the Conference of Social Councils of Spanish Universities (CCS) are launching a new and innovative training programme. The programme concerns technology and digital skills and is aimed at female university students who have a disability, with a view to improving their employability and helping them to break into the technology field within the Spanish business sector.
Registration began last Wednesday, 27th May, and will be open until 30th June.
All information regarding the programme and how to register can be found on the website www.programaradia.com.
WHAT IS THE RADIA PROGRAMME?
Radia is a digital technologies training programme which hopes to improve employability within a labour market which demands professionals with digital skills, and diverse teams of professionals. The objective is to favour the inclusion of disabled women in digital work environments and, in this way, to increase the number of professional women in technological fields through training, mentoring and work placements.
WHO IS THE PROGRAMME AIMED AT?
The Radia programme is aimed at disabled women with a university education in any academic discipline, which was preferably completed within the past two academic years, who are interested in training and working in sectors related to the field of technology.
WHAT ARE THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA?
To be a woman.
To have an officially recognised disability, with a degree of disability of at least 33%.
To hold a university qualification completed within the two previous academic years.
During the period when registration is open, a series of digital meetings will be held as an introduction to the Radia Programme. These will be about gender and technology and will be innovative, dynamic and practical. The calendar and link for registration are available here.