Digicel Jamaica Supports Women in Tech Through Annual Celebration of Girls in ICT Day

Digicel female employees close the ICT gender gap.

Each year, International Girls in ICT Day is recognised. ICT, or Information and Communications Technology, can be thought of as the field of expertise that encompasses the daily use of digital assets like the internet, computer software and personal devices. Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, this niche was especially important as it directly impacted remote […]

First Cohort of Digicel Graduate Programme Gives Back Internationally

Members of the Digicel Graduate Programme.

Eighteen eager students in the Digicel Graduate Programme have been gaining first-hand insight into how the Digicel Foundation works to support communities around the world. This eye-opening opportunity into Digicel Foundation’s community development, educational and socioeconomic initiatives is unlike any other.The class of 2024 consists of students who call Antigua, Barbados, Jamaica, Ireland and Trinidad […]

Train The Trainers Empowers Educators Taking Part In The Coding in Schools Programme

A teacher assists students in the classroom

Educators from the Coding in Schools Programme, co-sponsored by the Digicel Jamaica Foundation, received training as part of the “Train the Trainers” programme to enhance their digital literacy while also imparting skills to better teach this digital curriculum. This impacts 940 educators of grade one to grade nine students across Jamaica. Train the Trainers aims […]

Digicel Jamaica Foundation Funds Smart Computer Lab For Harry Watch Primary School

Digicel Foundation CEO Charmaine Daniels meets with education officials

Harry Watch Primary School will be outfitted with a Smart Computer Lab thanks to a US$55,000 donation from the Digicel Jamaica Foundation. The new computer lab will be equipped with 12 laptops and tablets, a printer and a MimioTeach Interactive Whiteboard. This technology will provide students access to a structured learning environment in which they […]

Digicel Group Institutes Graduate Programme

digicel graduate programme

Digicel launched the Digicel Graduate Programme to nurture talent and develop the careers of tertiary graduates around the globe. Under this two-year programme, candidates gain unique opportunities to expand their knowledge through real-world, on the job experiences.Participants work in Digicel markets alongside company experts to develop digital mindsets, enhance business acumen and hone their leadership […]

Digicel Jamaica Foundation Makes J$28 Million Donation For The Coding In Schools Programme

Denis O’Brien presents a J$28 million donation for the Coding in Schools Programme

The Digicel Jamaica Foundation offers continued support to the Coding in Schools Programme which aims to close the gap in STEM education and enhance students’ digital literacy. As patron of the Digicel Jamaica Foundation, Denis O’Brien presented the Amber Group with a J$28 million donation on behalf of the foundation.Both the Foundation and Digicel Jamaica […]

Digicel Jamaica Co-Sponsors The National Coding in Schools Programme

Jamaica’s Minister of Education speaks on the collaboration between Digicel Jamaica and the Amber Group

Following its initial launch, Digicel Jamaica partnered with the Amber Group to co-sponsor the National Coding in Schools Programme to assist with the programme’s full roll out. The programme aims to benefit 400,000 students from grade levels one through 13, along with 15,000 teachers across Jamaica. The Coding in Schools Programme will focus on developing […]