We facilitated two workshops at the YWCA supporting their Atelier Pop-up initiative. We offered digital skills workshops on photography and animation to young women, and also a social media and photography workshop. Our goal was to foster a girl-led project or activity to be determined by the girls.
We focused on photography as way to offer the participants information and digital literacy skills which was one of the barriers we uncovered during our needs assessment process. With the use of digital media and social media rapidly becoming a feature of many jobs, the participants learned a variety of skills that will increase their employability.