Acceleration of the Palestinian Tech Ecosystem

Portland is on track to support 300 jobs in Palestinian small and medium sizeds IT outsourcing firms, based in underserved regions of the West Bank through a ground- breaking intensive three-month bootcamp that combines cutting edge technical skills, business acumen and soft skills to accelerate Palestinian developers and ready them for employment.

The programme has an 88% placement rate and includes trainees from East Jerusalem and Gaza, as well as a 67% female participation rate. The programme is part of a broader initiative, scaling up in 2022, to inspire and empower talented college graduates and professionals to develop innovative solutions for real-world problems through advanced technologies, all to help catalyse exponential growth in the sector, leading to the employment of thousands of developers, engineers and others, making a significant contribution to GDP. Learn more here.

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placement rate including trainees from East Jerusalem and Gaza