MDEC Digital Ninja: Rapid Prototyping Digital Solutions

A talent development programme that stimulated the youth to think creatively and shaped them to be digital creators of tomorrow.

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Funder
PARTICIPANTS
PROJECTS INITIATED
RAISED FOR PARTNERS
HOURS OF SERVICES
Programme Status
Completed
Year
2018
Duration
Programme Type
Boot Camps
Programme Theme
Talent Development, Rapid Prototyping

The Digital Ninja Programme was a leadership and digital making skills enhancement programme, targeted at Malaysian students (aged 13-17) who possessed great digital making talents and have shown tremendous potential in becoming future Digital Tech experts. The programme transformed youth talents from digital-savvy users to digital producers. Participants of the programme delved creatively into innovative solutions from the digital world to combat social and environmental issues.

All Digital Ninjas were engaged in a specially tailored programme that offered advanced training on Digital Making and Upskilling, Critical Thinking, Leadership and Entrepreneurship skills. Their challenge was to develop innovative digital solutions to tackle the issues presented in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. 103 students have participated in the Bootcamp, with the outcome of increased awareness of digital innovation and the opportunity to continue networking with industry players. Me.reka was awarded as the Digital Maker Hub hosting the programme.

YSEALI BOOT CAMP 2019

This two day boot camp serves as a rite of passage for aspiring changemakers and leaders to address local community issues.

6

websites built

RM 22,147

raised for impact partners

2

long term fundraising plans developed

63%

By

US Embassy of Kuala Lumpur

YSEALI BOOT CAMP 2019

This two day boot camp serves as a rite of passage for aspiring changemakers and leaders to address local community issues.

6

websites built

RM 22,147

raised for impact partners

2

long term fundraising plans developed

63%

By

US Embassy of Kuala Lumpur

YSEALI BOOT CAMP 2019

This two day boot camp serves as a rite of passage for aspiring changemakers and leaders to address local community issues.

6

websites built

RM 22,147

raised for impact partners

2

long term fundraising plans developed

63%

By

US Embassy of Kuala Lumpur

YSEALI BOOT CAMP 2019

This two day boot camp serves as a rite of passage for aspiring changemakers and leaders to address local community issues.

6

websites built

RM 22,147

raised for impact partners

2

long term fundraising plans developed

63%

By

US Embassy of Kuala Lumpur

Mentors

Ambika Sangaran
Programme Director at Me.reka
Ambika Sangaran
Programme Director at Me.reka
Ambika Sangaran
Programme Director at Me.reka
Ambika Sangaran
Programme Director at Me.reka

This Programme was made possible by

This boot camp allows me to go beyond ideation phase to put plan into practice. As part of the winning teams, I get to implement my ideas and along the journey.
Rebecca Lee
Participant

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