Diverse Tech Talent Program (DTTP)

Training, Mentorship and work experience for the future of work.
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Join the Diverse Tech Talent Program (DTTP) and empower your journey in the dynamic world of technology.

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Participant Journey

  • 4 - 8 weeks

    Skill Training

    Our intensive skill training equips participants with cutting-edge tech skills in fields like Web Development, UX Design, and Product Management, providing a solid foundation for their tech careers.

  • 4 weeks


    Industry experts offer personalized mentorship, guiding participants through challenges, sharing insights, and expanding their professional networks.

  • 1 week


    Our week-long hackathon provides a real-world, team-based environment where participants tackle complex tech challenges, enhancing problem-solving and collaboration skills.

  • 4 weeks

    Work Experience

    Through work experience placements, participants engage in hands-on projects with employers, applying their skills in real work scenarios.

  • For life

    Community and Support

    Our tight-knit community offers ongoing support, networking opportunities, and a platform to share experiences and resources, fostering a sense of belonging and growth.


Our mission is to empower builders, innovators and startups worldwide to solve problems and create a better future.


Our vision is to empower underrepresented individuals with the tech skills they need for a successful career in the industry.

Explore Career Opportunities

Job TitleProgram to JoinSalary Range
Web DeveloperSoftware Engineering$60,000 - $90,000/yr
Front-end DeveloperSoftware Engineering or UX/UI Design$55,000 - $85,000/yr
Back-end DeveloperSoftware Engineering$65,000 - $95,000/yr
Full Stack DeveloperSoftware Engineering$70,000 - $100,000/yr
Product ManagerProduct Management$80,000 - $120,000/yr
UI/UX DesignerUX/UI Design$65,000 - $95,000/yr
User ResearcherUX/UI Design$70,000 - $100,000/yr
Business AnalystProduct Management$60,000 - $90,000/yr
Project ManagerProduct Management$75,000 - $110,000/yr
Blockchain DeveloperSoftware Engineering$90,000 - $130,000/yr
AI/ML EngineerSoftware Engineering$90,000 - $130,000/yr
Cybersecurity AnalystSoftware Engineering$70,000 - $110,000/yr
IT Project CoordinatorProduct Management$60,000 - $85,000/yr
Healthcare IT SpecialistSoftware Engineering or UX/UI Design$75,000 - $105,000/yr
Financial AnalystProduct Management$70,000 - $100,000/yr
Game DeveloperSoftware Engineering or UX/UI Design$70,000 - $110,000/yr
DevOps EngineerSoftware Engineering$80,000 - $120,000/yr
UX/UI LeadUX/UI Design$90,000 - $130,000/yr
Digital Product OwnerProduct Management$85,000 - $120,000/yr
Technical Project ManagerSoftware Engineering or Product Management$95,000 - $135,000/yr
Data ScientistSoftware Engineering$90,000 - $130,000/yr
Digital Marketing SpecialistProduct Management$60,000 - $90,000/yr
IT Support SpecialistSoftware Engineering$50,000 - $75,000/yr
Blockchain DeveloperSoftware Engineering$85,000 - $120,000/yr
Cloud Solutions ArchitectSoftware Engineering$100,000 - $140,000/yr
Digital Health AnalystProduct Management$70,000 - $100,000/yr
E-commerce ManagerProduct Management$75,000 - $110,000/yr
Front-end DeveloperSoftware Engineering or UX/UI Design$65,000 - $100,000/yr
Quality Assurance TesterSoftware Engineering$55,000 - $80,000/yr
Data AnalystSoftware Engineering or Product Management$60,000 - $90,000/yr

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1. What is the Diverse Tech Talent Program (DTTP)?

The DTTP is a comprehensive tech training initiative aimed at unlocking career opportunities for diverse people globally.

2. Who is eligible to participate in the DTTP?

Canadians and Canadian residents (for tax purposes) who is interested in acquiring tech skills and pursuing a career in the industry. Specific program requirements are outlined in the program page of each individual DTTP Program.

3. What tech roles are covered in the program?

We focus on high-demand tech roles including Web Development, User Experience (UX) Design, and Product Management.

4. How does the program help participants succeed in the tech industry?

The program offers a combination of intensive skills training, mentorship, and job placement support to equip participants for successful careers in tech.

5. What are the benefits of participating in the DTTP?

Participants gain valuable tech skills, access to industry mentors, job placement assistance, and the opportunity to work on real-world projects.

6. What is the goal of the DTTP Black 2023 Product Management cohort?

The goal of this cohort is to train participants in Product Management skills, preparing them for roles as Product Managers, Data Analysts, and Project Managers.

7. How long is the training period for the DTTP Black 2023 Web Development cohort?

The training period for the Web Development cohort spans 8 weeks, during which participants will acquire essential coding and development skills.

8. Is the DTTP focused on providing hands-on experience?

Yes, the program includes a week-long hackathon where participants work in teams to solve real-world challenges, gaining practical experience in applying their skills.

9. What kind of mentorship support is provided in the DTTP?

Each participant is paired with a mentor from the tech industry who provides guidance, insights, and support throughout their journey.

10. How does the program contribute to gender equality in the tech sector?

The program is committed to promoting gender equality by actively engaging and empowering girls and women to excel in tech roles.

11. How much does it cost to enrol in a DTTP Program?

DTTP Programs are usually hosted with no upfront cost to participants. DTTP Programs are funded by WIL Partners globally.

12. What happens after I submit my application?

After submitting your application, our team will review all applications to ensure they meet the program's requirements. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps.

13. When will I hear back to know if I’ve been selected or not?

We aim to notify all applicants of their selection status within 1 week before the class start date.

14. Do I have to respond after being selected or am I automatically in?

If you are selected, you will receive an acceptance email with instructions on how to confirm your participation. Please follow the instructions to secure your spot in the program.

15. What tools do I need for this program?

To fully participate in the program, you will need access to a computer, a stable internet connection, and tools like Google Suite. Please make sure you have the necessary resources to engage in online learning. But contact us if access to tools like a Laptop could limit your ability to participate in the program and we will explore options to support your needs.

16. When and what is the orientation?

Orientation details will be communicated to selected participants closer to the program start date. It will cover program expectations, guidelines, and other important information to ensure you have a successful experience.

17. Is this program fully asynchronous or what are the hours I need to be available?

While the program offers flexibility, there will be certain synchronous sessions, such as mentorship meetings, workshops, and collaborative activities. You will receive a schedule that outlines the program's timeline and requirements to help you plan your participation. Content will be available on-demand so don't worry if you can't make it to some sessions.

18. If I work a shift job right now, will I be able to fit the 10-20 hours/week in?

Yes. We understand that participants may have different schedules. The program is designed to accommodate a variety of commitments and the programming is flexible and some sessions recorded to accommodate your availability.