Knowledge Note

Coding bootcamps, a type of rapid tech skills training program, have recently emerged as a promising approach to equipping individuals with the skills needed to thrive in digital economies. But despite the potential of these training programs to prepare graduates to compete in a changing global labor market, women often participate at significantly lower rates. When women do enroll, they tend to have higher dropout rates than men.

Insights from this report aim to inform the work of WBG teams that are increasingly using coding bootcamps as a tool to address youth unemployment.

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