Coding with EMPACT: Tech training is empowering Syrian refugees and youth in Turkey

The first cohort of EMPACT students in Turkey took part in two entirely virtual coding bootcamps in October and November 2020.

Rebuilding lives in turbulent times

Untapped talent pool

Fighting hunger with code

Turkey had a greater influx of people fleeing conflict than any other country and hosts more than 3.6 million Syrian refugees. Photo: WFP/Deniz Akkus.

From the Bosphorus to the south

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