10 Academy identifies and trains high-potential young Africans for high impact careers in data science.
10 Academy’s vision is thousands of exceptionally talented Africans making social contributions that can go onto impact millions of people in Africa and the rest of the world is inspired by the following quote:
The greatest analgesic, soporific, stimulant, tranquilizer, narcotic, and to some extent even antibiotic — in short, the closest thing to a genuine panacea — known to medical science is work. -Thomas Szasz, author, professor of psychiatry (15 Apr 1920-2012)
10 Academy provides unique value to trainees in 6 areas:
- Connections to currently advertised jobs for top performers
- Curated Content – All trainees can access high quality content that has been vetted by experts
- Community – Fellow trainees , experts and tutors create a community.
- Certification – Completion of the course leads to a certificate and a portfolio of results
- Completeness – Course provides the complete range of skills needed for a real data science job
- Cost – Trainees that match into a paying job through 10 Academy that earn above a minimum salary will be asked to make a contribution to the program to allow the program to grow.