Launching the Principles for Digital Inclusion in the Green Economy

OTTAWA, Canada, February 12, 2024 — Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) is thrilled to unveil a significant milestone resulting from the collaborative efforts of the EDISON Alliance Sprint Group. In the span of seven months, from May to November 2023, DOT, alongside esteemed partners like NetHope, Dubai Cares, Goodwall, The Digital School, UNICEF, and other members, […]

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“Go for the Goals” this International Development Week

What is International Development week? International Development Week (IDW) has arrived. A Canadian tradition since 1988, IDW is a day to draw attention to the efforts of international development. It is a time to spotlight the important contributions that Canadians make across the globe that contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals, like eradicating poverty and […]


Digital Opportunity Trust pledges to equip 1 million youth with digital and 21st-century skills by 2025

January 19, 2022 The world continues to face a global pandemic. Many young people, especially those in vulnerable and unconnected communities, are still unable to access remote learning and lack digital skills essential to employment and opportunity in the digital economy. Women and girls also suffer disproportionate effects on their livelihoods. Digital Inclusion is accepted […]


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 […]


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