In the past four years, Czechitas has become a household name in IT
education for women. This non-profit organization has been helping society
to break the cliché that women, IT, and technologies, in general, don’t go
together. At ŠKODA AUTO, we know this myth needs to disappear.
IT is still one of the fastest-growing segments on the job market, and new
positions are opening every day. Yet, still only a few women are graduating
from technical universities. That’s why we believe we need to offer women
the opportunity to learn. It is a vital step we need to take for the future if we
want to have strong IT teams that are capable of working on a wide specter of
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Cooperation with Czechitas and ŠKODA AUTO has been ongoing for a few
years now, and it is a collaboration between STR, SB/5, and SE departments.
This partnership helps the cause to raise awareness of diversity in the
company in connection to IT and Technical Development.
In 2019 our partnership allowed for creating a new Czechitas learning center
in Mladá Boleslav and Liberec to grow a local community of girls, women, and
children interested in courses like data work, programming, analytics, and
many more. We accommodated classes in Mladá Boleslav at ŠAVŠ and our
Inno Cube area. We joined Czechitas at their Job Fair held in Prague and also
offered our Themenpatenschaften members to join the course for essentials
of web development.