Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) and the Mastercard Foundation to Support 40 Youth-Led Organizations and 300,000 Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Business Owners

OTTAWA, Canada, July 12, 2023 — Digital Opportunity Trust and the Mastercard Foundation are partnering to support over 300,000 young women and men to gain relevant entrepreneurial skills and foster a network ecosystem of support for young leaders. The “Going Beyond – Partnering for a Youth-Led Future” project aims to scale DOT’s evidence-based, peer-to-peer model […]

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Empower Young Social Innovators this Giving Tuesday

Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) is an expert in community transformation shaped by daring, young social innovators and accelerated by digital technology. DOT co-designs with youth to create gender-responsive, digitally-enabled, local solutions to achieve the sustainable development goals.  Our commitment to place youth at the centre of program design and community-based socio-economic development, makes us a […]


Empowered Women, Empower Women

Elizabeth Kalitsiro Mwale, in Lilongwe, Malawi is a technologies and social entrepreneur and the founder of TechPearl, a social enterprise on a mission to unlock digital skills for women and girls in Malawi. Her team is dedicated to empowering women and girls through workshops, meet-ups, school programs and mentorship. TeachPearl provides skills training, and resources; […]


DOT Tanzania gathers #DOTYouth and partners for #TYDS2021

We’re still riding on the wave of this year’s Tanzania Youth Digital Summit (TYDS), which took place in August 2021.  The four-day summit, hosted by DOT Tanzania, involved youth, ITC experts, government and private sector representatives. The summit inspired participants to leverage digital opportunities, calling ecosystem players to nourish digital and technology skills in youth […]


Shaping The New World of Work – Digital and Career Skills For Youth

On May 26th, 2021, over 100 global attendees joined Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) Founder and CEO, Janet Longmore, and IBM’s Joel Mangan, Executive Director P-TECH at IBM, as they led a virtual panel discussion with three accomplished young social entrepreneurs to discuss #ShapingTheNewWorldOfWork.  The event marked the launch of a partnership between DOT and IBM […]


Apply Now: Join the #GirlsinICT Street Team

Are you between the ages of 18 and 34 located in Ethiopia, Ghana, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, or Zambia with an already-existing community initiative that is bridging the gender digital divide? Are you supporting young women and girls’ access to digital technology, connectivity and security (ICT) or enhancing young women and girl’s skills […]


Daring to Shift: Placing Young Women at the Centre of Inclusive Growth

Digital Opportunity Trust invites you to join the launch of an innovative and creative multinational program that supports youth and young women as social innovators and change makers in their communities in Africa and the Middle East.  A partnership with the Government of Canada, with Daring to Shift DOT is creating an ecosystem of partners who […]


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