Women in tech: Microsoft opens enrollment for #ElasnaIA and #SecurityGirls programs

Microsoft opens registration for two free mentoring and technical certification classes for women in technology. Vacancies are for programs #ElasnaIA and #SecurityGirls, aimed at training professionals in cloud and Artificial Intelligence fundamentals, and cybersecurity, respectively. In all, there are 80 vacancies offered by the two initiatives, which were designed by a group of Microsoft employees and volunteers from the company’s Diversity and Inclusion pillars – WAM (Women at Microsoft) -, which aim to increase the participation of women in the segment. technology and increase your chances of employability in this sector.

O #ElasnaIA is in its fourth edition and registration is open until April 13th. will be made available 40 vacancies for women interested in mentoring in Artificial Intelligence, cloud fundamentals and preparing to become certified Microsoft AI-900: AI Fundamentals. The program, which has already trained more than 100 women, has technical modules, a grid covering opportunities in the area of ​​Artificial Intelligence, and soft-skills modules such as creating a career plan, reviewing resumes and improving your professional profile on LinkedIn. Interested parties must register through the official #ElasnaIA website, fill out a questionnaire and take the challenge on Artificial Intelligence. To participate in the mentoring program, among other requirements, you must identify yourself as a cisgender or transgender woman, be at least 18 years old, have completed high school and be interested in working in the technology market. At the end of the course, graduates will receive free vouchers to take the Microsoft AI-900 certification exam.

already the program #SecurityGirls will offer, in its first edition, 40 seats for free courses in cybersecurity, cloud fundamentals and preparation for certification Microsoft SC-900: Security Fundamentals. Registration is open until April 13th and must be done through the #SecurityGirls website. During registration, you must complete a questionnaire and complete the challenge on women in security. To participate, candidates must also identify themselves as a cisgender or transgender woman, at least 18 years old, complete high school, in addition to having basic computer skills and cloud computing infrastructure, among other requirements. All graduates will receive free vouchers for the Microsoft SC-900 certification exam.

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