The Audio Girl Africa is set to begin its Creative Accelerator Program (CAP 2019) which is a one-month free intensive training in audio technology running from the 25th of July to the end of August. Partnering with Femme Africa, the programme is designed to identify, support and fund the next generation of Africa’s promising youths.
“The major aim of Audio Girl Africa is to train and inspire young women through carefully designed workshops, internships, engaging online contents and mentorship” says Phebean Oluwagbemi, co-convener of CAP 2019.
The programme is targeted at teenagers and youths between the ages of 12 and 25 who do not necessarily have prior experience in audio tech but must be Africans with a passion for audio technology. While the programme is mainly targeted at the female gender, the male gender is allowed to sign up for the online classes.
Outlined programmes include intensive training and mentoring on the use of technological innovation for audio production, VR Audio, Radio Imaging, Sound design ( film & game) Mixing, Live Sound production, Engineering, Disc Jockeying, and Lighting Design.
Participants will also be taken through a 2-week boot camp and will be given exclusive access to online and offline learning resources and mentorship from the Audio Girl instructors and some of Africa’s prominent creative experts.
After the one month program, participants will have various opportunities which include human networking, mentorships, internships, scholarships and career funding grants from Audio Girl Africa as well as master classes on crucial creative and business skills from top creative experts for one month.
After the one-month intensive training, participants will be given an opportunity to pitch their knowledge to a panel of investors and stakeholders, and the top 10 participants will have the opportunity to walk away with internships, scholarships, cash funding for their career while other participants will leave with intensive support and strong network.
Applicants for the programme are required to apply through the Audio Girl Africa website.