ConsenSys has officially launched a 12-week Ethereum Blockchain developer programme in full support of one million (1m) Arab Coders, a development by the Dubai Future Foundation, created to array and fully equip juvenile Arabs with coding skills and education.
In October last year, Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, VP, PM and ruler of Dubai, launched this crucial 1m Arab Coders initiative. It plans to offer training and tools in coding, offering program partners such as ConsenSys the chance to cherish and support Arab talent and enable them to create the skills they require for careers in technology by being proficient and skilled in coding.
Lina Hediah, Director, ConsenSys MENA commented, “As a venture production studio and blockchain software development company, we understand the shortage of developers in this space and are committed to helping build the next-generation of Arabs through learning and development of blockchain technology.”
In accordance with the Smart Dubai 2021 strategy, this great collaboration will now start up new boulevards by introducing a blockchain track. ConsenSys will cover the $1,000 cost of the programme for a chosen variety of tutors with much expertise and attest 1000 partakers on the blockchain track.
ConsenSys, who entered the Gulf region two years ago, has registered significant growth in a short period of time, and this support of the 1m Arab Coders initiative that is going on shows the firm's commitment to properly educate and fully equip the Arab world with quality programming and technical skills for the future. ConsenSys will apply this as a great opportunity to clearly spot new talent and will be providing employment opportunities to the best performers all over the MENA region.
Hediah further noted that offering the Arabs with access to programming courses and top-level expertise, the partakers are highly empowered with a set of skills essential to the efficacious technological transformation of UAE, hence setting a significant impact.