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Our programs

BECOMTECH offers 3 free, innovative and complementary programs for girls:

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AWARENESS RAISING

BECOMTECH raises girls’ awareness of the digital professions and gender equality in schools and youth structures.

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JUMP IN TECH

BECOMTECH trains girls in computer programming and digital communications over an intensive four-week period.

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AMBASSADORS

BECOMTECH supports the Ambassadors (JUMP IN TECH alumnae) over the long term.

AWARENESS RAISING

BECOMTECH offers two different awareness-raising paths (free of charge), covering equality, diversity, career choices and the professions of the future. They aim to inspire young girls to take an interest in IT to pave the way for new opportunities and explore the possibilities opened up by technology.

Or another youth structure?

Supported by the French Ministry of National Education, BECOMTECH offers awareness-raising in schools and youth structures, youth information desks, international youth offices, youth and cultural centers, multimedia libraries and traditional libraries. Two paths are accessible online.

In-person & online

With the < in-person path >, BECOMTECH will visit your establishment for an hour-long session on the day and time of your choice.
The < path 1 online > is completed independently.
The < path 2 online > is led by our team via a video conference.

Online & independently

Try out our awareness-raising path in just a few clicks! Take part in our online activities on equality, diversity, career choices and the professions of the future! Expect games, quizzes and discussions among the girls – all digitally and interactively!

JUMP IN TECH

JUMP IN TECH” aims to train and inspire girls to help open doors to 21st-century professions. This program introduces high school girls to technical IT professions, to help them to broaden their professional and educational choices.

Four free weeks in a class of 15 girls to discover the world of digital and IT. Code your own website, discover AI and robotics, shoot and edit videos, meet inspiring women, become more comfortable in social situations, visit tech firms and discover the professions of the future!

There are 8 JUMP IN TECH programs across France (Paris, Créteil, Lyon, Nantes, Carrières-sous-Poissy and Cergy-Pontoise) both in person and online! The JUMP IN TECH program is completely free and takes place during the summer vacation.

ALL curious and motivated girls aged 14 to 17 with no requirements. If you’re in school, if you want to discover digital technology, if you can travel independently to and from the program location and if you’re committed to taking part in the entire JUMP IN TECH program then this program is for you!

AMBASSADORS PROGRAM

The Ambassador programs aims to continue the development of different skills in girls and women. Through the Ambassadors community, JUMP IN TECH alumnae continue to gain training and work experience. With company tours, innovative workshops and unique encounters, they explore new horizons and share their experiences with the community.

More than 300 young girls/women who are committed to promoting diversity within digital technologies. The JUMP IN TECH alumnae form a community of BECOMTECH ambassadors who receive long-term support from BECOMTECH with their different professional and personal endeavors. Each Ambassador receives individual and group support over the course of several years.

Nationwide and every year depending on tech opportunities and BECOMTECH activities.

The Ambassadors lead beginners’ coding sessions for all audiences (adults, professionals, young people, etc.) and become the go-to digital expert in their family environment. They demonstrate their digital expertise during school meets and show the girls that they have a key role to play in digital transformation.

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WHERE CAN YOU FIND US?

BECOMTECH covers six regions both in person and online:

Ile-de-France

Paris

Val-de-Marne

Créteil

Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Lyon

 

Yvelines

Carrières-sous-Poissy

Val d’Oise

Cergy-Pontoise

Pays de la Loire

Nantes

En ligne

100% digital 

TESTIMONIES

Djunice, 19

Djunice, 19

Class of 2018

“Before JUMP IN TECH, I thought that digital technologies were only for geeks but they are for everyone!”

Gradie, 22

Gradie, 22

Class of 2016

“The JUMP IN TECH results are most evident in our everyday lives and our way of tackling problems and approaching projects. I decided to become a data scientist and create my own start-up.”

Anaïs, 20

Anaïs, 20

Class of 2017

“Once I started to learn about programming and computers, I knew straight away that it was what I wanted to do later.”

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What’s the cost?

It’s free! So you don’t have to babysit every weekend for three months to be able to take part.

I’ve never studied IT and I don’t know a lot about technical subjects. Will I be lost?

You don’t need to have hacked into NASA or built a chatbot to sign up! You don’t need any experience in IT or digital.

I’m only free for two weeks. Can I still take part?

If you can’t attend the entire program due to other commitments (activities, vacations, etc.), we’re sorry but you won’t be able to take part this year. Try again next year!

Do I have to bring my computer and lunch?

BECOMTECH will provide a computer and all the equipment you need (a smartphone for videos, etc.). If you’re taking part in the program online, your computer will arrive in your mailbox! You don’t even need to bring a sandwich. All meals and snacks are also provided.

I want to take part in the program online but my connection is bad.

A 3G or 4G key will be provided with your computer for the duration of the program! (provided that the region is covered by the 3G/4G network)

I don’t have a travel pass to get to the site.

Don’t worry. BECOMTECH will provide a travel pass throughout JUMP IN TECH.