Teaching Testing & Automation in Argentina

The commitment will be delivered through “Plan Azurduy”, a four-month on-site training program in testing & automation. It is free of charge for participants. The program also supports the development of soft skills, which are essential for the current world of work. The target audience is young mothers aged 18 to 30 from different socioeconomic backgrounds in the suburb areas of Buenos Aires. In this framework, the two main objectives of the program are reducing the gender gap in the digital economy and creating jobs for the future of work.

This commitment is part of:

Digital Skills for Decent Jobs for Youth


Eidos Global Youth organization, civil society, non-governmental, non-profit organization

Technical assistance, expertise and implementation



    Private sector

    Technical assistance, expertise and implementation; Financial and/or in-kind contribution

  • Accenture

    Private sector

    Technical assistance, expertise and implementation; Financial and/or in-kind contribution

  • Gire

    Private sector

    Financial and/or in-kind contribution

Sustainable Development Goals & targets

  • 4.3 By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university
  • 4.4 By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship
  • 5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere
  • 5.5 Ensure women's full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life
  • 5.b Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women
  • 8.5 By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value
  • 8.6 By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training
  • 8.b By 2020, develop and operationalize a global strategy for youth employment and implement the Global Jobs Pact of the International Labour Organization
  • 10.1 By 2030, progressively achieve and sustain income growth of the bottom 40 per cent of the population at a rate higher than the national average
  • 10.2 By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status


The commitment will benefit young mothers who are high school graduates and committed to completing the training programme. The project coordinators will understand their backgrounds and expectations. With the support IT companies, a curriculum is designed for young women to acquire essential skills for tech jobs in a short period. In collaboration with the departments of Human Resources, the training offers soft skills for succeeding in tech jobs. The programme has an innovative and engaging pedagogy for participants’ active engagement and practical tasks that enhance participants’ job-ready skills. The training will increase participants’ possibility of getting quality jobs while increasing the inclusiveness of jobs in the sector. At the end of the programme, A social event will be hosted for sponsors and other companies to provide networking opportunities.


So far, 50% of the alumni secured jobs in the IT sector in less than 3 months after completing the programme. The alumni got job opportunities in companies such as Accenture, Microsoft, etc.


Deliverables and links to SDG targets

  • 100 young people trained in relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, ICT skills and soft skills

    5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

    The commitment will provide training in testing and automation skills for young women to access jobs in the world of technology and software, a growing sector where women only represent 10% to 20%.

    BY: Nov 2022





USD 50,000

Estimated total value of the commitment


young people to benefit directly from this commitment

Target: Only young people 20-24, 25-29, 30-35

  • Young women


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