DevFest Muscat 2017 gathers developers to raise digital awareness through community-building and innovation

Omantel and Google Developer Groups organized DevFESTMuscar 2017, where young local developers and students were invited to share their knowledge and participate in activities such as code labs, educational workshops and tech talks. The main purpose of the initiative is to raise digital awareness in the region, empower developers to build learning communities in order to enhance their skills and share them with further generations.

The DevFest concept takes place in many different regions and responds to the needs of local developer communities. According to Laila Mohammed Al Wahaibi, CSR Manager at Omantel, DevFest Muscat 2017 was organized to strengthen digital inclusion in Oman and empower developers through sharing ideas and access to different technologies.

The program shows the potential of private organizations to collaborate for raising awareness about the benefits of technology through community building thus boosting innovation in different fields.

Source: Muscat Daily