AirAsia partners with Airbus to empower underrepresented women in the digital sphere and increase their participation through RatuTech.
AirAsia expands partnership with Airbus to empower more underrepresented women in the digital sphere and increase their participation in the tech workforce through AirAsia Academy’s RatuTech campaign.
The #RatuTech program aims to help women, especially in the B40 group, explore technology careers by reskilling and developing relevant, marketable and in-demand skills such as digital marketing, software engineering, data analytics, cybersecurity, cloud infrastructure and others.
(Ventures) Capital A President and Managing Director, Aireen Omar, said working with big companies like Airbus would enable more disadvantaged women to learn the right skills.
Aireen added, “We aim to continuously transform the future of our tech talent pool and RatuTech is a unique outreach program that explores untapped talent within marginalized communities.
“In this way, we can bridge the gender gap and revolutionize the region’s tech talent engine for IR 4.0.”
Airbus Chief Representative for Malaysia, Raymond Lim, said: “Our support for the RatuTech program underscores our commitment to social diversity, equal opportunity and the advancement of women in societies around the world. entire.
“We believe the program is a step in the right direction towards empowering women in a tech-driven economy and will contribute to their long-term economic and social development.”
The final group of Airbus-sponsored participants are among 200 women from a variety of backgrounds, including SPM leavers and unemployed graduates seeking careers in technology.
They are looking for an upskilling or a career change by taking fundamental digital courses, including data analytics, digital marketing, cybersecurity, cloud infrastructure and software engineering, in hopes of becoming data analysts, digital marketers, cloud experts and cybersecurity specialists.
Other sponsors include Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation (SDEC), Center of Technical Excellence Sarawak (CENTEXS), Sabah Creative Economy and Innovation Center (SCENIC), Kementerian Sains Teknologi Inovasi Sabah (KSTI), Google Cloud, Carsome and Yayasan Peneraju.
Launched on March 31, 2022, AirAsia The Academy #RatuTech campaign aims to empower women to learn tech skills and inspire them to fulfill their quest for STEM jobs.
The courses offered will be full-time or part-time and will take between 3 and 6 months respectively. Graduates will receive an accredited professional certification that will help them gain employment opportunities in the technology industry, possibly with one of the sponsoring companies.
Corporate sponsors and individuals interested in providing support as well as potential candidates may contact airasia academy by email: [email protected], send them a WhatsApp message on 010-5008787 or find out more information about the courses available at https://airasiaacademy.com/.