Since its launch in 2005, WIT trained over 7,000 women and built the capacity of more than 60 local women’s organizations in the Middle East and North Africa.
By 2010, WIT trained more than 10,000 women and impacted many more in underserved communities across the MENA region.
Along with new jobs created in WIT training centers at local women’s organizations, hundreds of women have reported finding jobs, being promoted, or securing internships following the training.
In 2008, Microsoft recognized WIT with the ‘Outstanding Partnership Award’ for its innovative partnership model between local and international organizations and the private sector.
WIT’s training program is accredited by the Ministry of Vocational Training (Yemen), the Ministry of Education (UAE) and the Western Region Development Council (UAE).
WIT’s unique cost-recovery model and tangible impact have attracted cash donations, computer equipment and in-kind contributions valued at more than $1 million from multinational corporations, foundations, local companies, small businesses and individuals.