Microsoft, JP Morgan, Simplon.co and Factoría F5 launch in Spain the primera formación inclusiva y solidaria en Inteligencia Artificial

  • The first promotion of the AI ​​School F5 in Madrid forma a 25 personas in situación de vulnerabilidad para que aquieran las competencias en Inteligencia Artificial que necesitan las empresas del sector.

Replicating the success model of the Microsoft by Simplon AI School launched in 2018 in France, the AI ​​School F5 has opened its doors in Madrid. The objective is to train for free a person in a situation of vulnerability to become developers in artificial intelligence during 9 intensive months with an inclusive and high-quality training.

The alliance that makes this formative project possible is composed by Microsoft and JP Morgan, world-leading and internationally recognized companies that share a commitment to an inclusive economy and labor market, and inclusive and solidary digital schools, Simplon.co and Factoría F5.

Juntos han made possible the launch in Madrid of the primera formationa inclusiva y solidaria en Inligencia Artificial que ofrecerá new job opportunities in the technological sector, como también aportará to the companies of the sector a necessary diversity of new digital profiles formed in las compencias más punteras.

25 people, mostly women, will follow a free, intensive and inclusive training in Artificial Intelligence provided by Factoría F5 in Microsoft Ibérica headquarters and Talent Garden spaces in Madrid. The itineraria includes 9 months of technical training and practice, and it is mainly aimed at young people without employment, women in precarious situations, refugees, long-term unemployed, as well as people who need to reorient themselves and train to be able to reintegrate into the labor market.

“Microsoft maintains a firm commitment to encourage training in digital skills, accompanying people in vulnerable situations and with the objective of accessing the numerous job opportunities that the information technology sector represents in Spain. This project is an excellent example of collaboration between companies and social entities with the objective of reducing the digital talent gap”assures Alberto Granados, president of Microsoft Spain.

Por su parte, Ana Marshall, Director de Recursos Humanos de JP Morgan en EMEA, has highlighted: “The transformation digital has brought with it many challenges and opportunities, especially in the labor market, with trabajos, como los relacionados con la Inteligencia Artificial y la ciencia de datos, que no existían hace unos años. But many people, particularly those who are in a more vulnerable situation, do not have the capabilities, resources or support necessary to access the jobs of the future. Hemos visto ya el potential de este programa en Francia y Bélgica, y estamos encantados de apoyar a Factoría 5 en su implementación ahora en España, para seguir contributendo al desarrollo de una economía más inclusiva.”

Para Frédéric Bardeau, presidente de Simplon, “The opening of the AI ​​School F5 in Madrid is a new stage in the development of a free, intensive and inclusive training offer in Spain from our partner entity, Factoría F5“.

Guillaume Thureau, presidente de Factoría F5, add que “permite demosare que technologies tan perteras como la intelligencia artificial no están reservadas a un élite, sino que pueden constitutive una oportunidade de insertion sociolaborar e inclusión para todas y todos”.

The training of the AI ​​School F5 in artificial intelligence development is designed especially to allow the acquisition of the skills most sought after by technological companies. This is achieved through an active pedagogy, 100% practical, developed by Simplon, and which Factoría F5 implements in all its formations in Spain.

The AI ​​School F5 is part of the Inclusive Digital Talent initiative, driven by Fundación Tomillo and Factoría F5, which promotes the consolidation of a network of private and public professionals of the first level that makes Madrid one of the main European technological hubs .

The demand for professionals specialized in Artificial Intelligence will continue to grow in the next few years; para 2025, el 61% de los trabajadores debeda tener conocimientos de estas tecnologías, según un estudio de Microsoft. Un 36% of the managers consulted believe that people with knowledge in Artificial Intelligence can opt for higher salaries and easily access better jobs. In addition, 49% of professionals believe that a greater knowledge of AI technologies will allow them to obtain more relevant jobs.

About Factory F5

Factoría F5, a non-profit Spanish association, acts to put the digital revolution at the service of an inclusive society combating the gender digital gap. Partner exclusivo de Simplon.co en España, abrió su primera escuela en Barcelona en el 2018. Hoy cuenta con una red national de escuelas (Barcelona, ​​Madrid, Sevilla, Málaga, Bilbao, Asturias, …) que opera directamente o en partneraniado con entidades sociales de referencia. The rate of success (laboral insertion, additional training or entrepreneurship) of their training exceeds 76% and counts with a majority of women in their training.

About JP Morgan

JP Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading financial services firm headquartered in the United States and operating worldwide. On September 30, 2022, JPMorgan Chase had $3.8 billion in assets and $288,000 in equity.

The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management. Under the brands JP Morgan and Chase, the firm serves millions of clients in the United States, many of the most important corporate, institutional and governmental clients in the world. More information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. disponible en http://www.jpmorganchase.com/

About Simplon.co

We are a network of digital and inclusive factories in France and abroad. Hemos formado gratuitamento a más de 21,000 simplones since 2013, el 40% de los cuales son mujeres y el 44% tiene poca o ninguna educación formal. We are a social and solidary company that pretends to use digital technology as a veritable lever of inclusion to reveal different talents that are not well represented in the digital and technical professions.

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