Skillsoft is a global leader in corporate learning, delivering beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for modern enterprises. iamtheCODE is the first African-led global movement to mobilize government, private-sector, and philanthropic foundations to advance STEAMD (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and Design) education for women and girls in marginalized communities.
Skillsoft has a social impact mission to open doors to new possibilities through learning. Its partnership iamtheCODE is created as a form of public and private cooperation. The partnership’s goal aligns with two of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The goals are to empower marginalized women and girls globally and improve economic outcomes for women and girls. Jeff Tarr, CEO of Skillsoft, stated that similar to iamtheCODE, Skillsoft shares a deep and lasting commitment to its social impact mission and providing access to learning and skilling opportunities for underserved populations.
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