A new start for Janet thanks to our foundation

Janet at the Digital Centre in Rennes
Janet at the Digital Centre in Rennes

« I gained courage and confidence. »

A story, a need

Without a job, I didn’t know where to start: computers weren’t my strong point and without basic skills, finding a job was difficult.

A little step which has changed everything

I attended workshops at the Digital Centre in Rennes thanks to the Initiatives au Féminin association. I learned how to use Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and I prepared with mock interviews using Skype...

A new start

Thanks to these workshops, I gained courage and confidence in myself. I got a job in April 2016 as a receptionist. If I could give some advice to women: listen to the advice and, above all, be confident!

Sabrine, Orange volunteer in Marseille
Sabrine,
Orange volunteer
in Marseille

 

« It’s really satisfying to see a woman who is proud of what she’s learned and full of plans for the future. »

The Digital Centres programme

Our ambition

Giving (back) independence to women with no qualifications or employment in Europe and Africa by helping them master digital technology.

How?

The Digital Centres offer free training where women learn basic, essential skills: writing, using a computer, software, the internet...

With who?

Women’s support groups and Orange volunteers who contribute their skills.

Find out more

 

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