Join the first-ever ALX all-female Software Engineering cohort 2023

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2023, ALX is running its first-ever cohort for women.

Boost your skills with Africa’s leading Software Engineering programme and launch your career in one of the most exciting and in-demand fields on the planet.

Software Engineer

As the tech ecosystem continues to evolve, innovators are required who are able to develop cutting-edge solutions that draw from engineering principles and programming skills.

In this landscape, the fast-growing field of software development offers some of the most lucrative and exciting career opportunities, with companies seeking those with the ability to solve 21st-century problems.

Given the gender divide that persists among software developers across the globe and the need to improve diversity in tech, women are now in higher demand than ever.

What career will this programme prepare me for?

  • Front-End Engineer
  • Back-End Engineer
  • Full-Stack Engineer
  • Graphics Engineer
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Embedded System Engineer
  • Cyber Security Engineer
  • Systems Administrator

What you’ll learn

  • Problem-solve using coding and other forms of technology.
  • Develop design systems and gather information on project limitations, capabilities, performance requirements, and interfaces.
  • Model a system or application to help developers write the code that is needed.
  • Calculate, recommend, and plan computer specifications, layouts, and peripheral equipment modifications through analysis and recommendation.
  • Analyse system capabilities and requirements by storing, retrieving, and manipulating data.

Download Syllabus


  • 12 months, 70 hours/week
  • Access to a laptop or desktop computer
  • Access to a stable internet connection
  • Access to a desktop or laptop
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Women between 18-34 years of age
  • Commitment and determination


  • Build your foundations to thrive in the modern world of work.
  • Gain access to The ROOM, an unrivalled community offering incredible support to accelerate your future career in tech.
  • Understand multiple programming languages and get front-end and back-end specialisation.

What’s next?

  • Receive a Software Engineer Certification
  • Join our global tech talent community and continue your career journey.
  • Build life-changing relationships for your future of success.
  • Application Deadline15th March 2023

Apply Here

4 Comments on “Join the first-ever ALX all-female Software Engineering cohort 2023”

  1. I will be very grateful if this opportunity is granted,so as to help me further acquire a topnotch soft skill,to further make me work well in our competitive world of work

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