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Refugee Code Week 2017

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It takes a village to raise a child. When I visit the refugee camps, communities are striving to start owning and living their dreams. By bringing together the public, private, and academic sectors, Refugee Code Week enables refugee camps to become education and innovation hubs for the digital workforce."
Refugee Code Week
2nd Edition 
15-22 October 2017
Gergi Abboud
Managing Director
SAP Gulf, North Africa, Levant, and Pakistan
#Einstein was a #refugee
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youth introduced to coding in 2017
13 448
were refugees
average girl participation in coding workshops
  50%
2 753
trainers trained throughout the year  
 5
youth engaged per teacher trained
CHAPTER 1
DIGITAL LITERACY

  202
Train-the-Trainer sessions organized throughout the year
Training workers for a digital economy is our corporate responsibility. 
Bill McDermott
CEO of SAP
7 620
youth introduced to coding in 2017
13 448
  57%
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Palestinian Territories
7,397
Jordan
3,407
TOP 3
Level / Niveau 1
Level / Niveau 2
        Web Programming
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50+ 
Partners
Total youth engaged:
Lebanon
1,315
  704
coding workshops
REFUGEE CODE
MAP
Oct. 2017
CODING
CURRICULUM
2017
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CHAPTER 2
EMPLOYA-BILITY

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Bootcamp Graduates since 2016 
Over 90% 
job placement
* Source: World Economic Forum - Human Capital Index
** Source: RBK March 2017 cohort
50% 
were refugees
Coding Boot Camps Attract Tech Companies
72% of employers think bootcamp grads are “just as prepared” to be high performers as degree holders
$1,100 
average salary**
MENA region as a whole currently captures only 
of its human capital potential.*
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Stefano Severe
UNHCR Regional Representative 
See you next year!
Rendez-vous en 2018!
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Rebuilding communities is more than the physical infrastructure – it’s equally about providing youth and refugees with the peace of mind that they can overcome their physical situation through education."
SAP Refugee Code Week 2017 Concludes Under Patronage of Queen Rania Al Abdullah
Delivering the educational foundation for refugees and youth to become world-class software engineers.