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London's technology industry has highest proportion of women entrepreneurs in Europe

London's technology industry has highest proportion of women entrepreneurs in Europe | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
London’s technology sector has the highest proportion of women entrepreneurs in Europe, according to a global study of 50,000 start-ups.
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ITU's global campaign to encourage more girls + young women to take on ICT studies + careers http://girlsinict.org Join the conversation via #GirlsinICT
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Girls Who Code Makes Its Way Into A Mobile Game

Girls Who Code Makes Its Way Into A Mobile Game | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

A major factor that deters girls from pursuing computer science is the perception that coders are mostly white and male, that’s why non-profit organization Girls Who Code has partnered with mobile game-maker Pixelberry Studios to tell the story of a young girl coder in its flagship game, “High School Story.”

 
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Google Proves That TV Teaches Girls to Not Like Computer Science

Google Proves That TV Teaches Girls to Not Like Computer Science | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Girls are less likely to consider a career portrayed as the haven for geeky boys.
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New UNESCO YouthMobile “Searching for Martha” Project launched in Kigali to empower young, African, women mobile apps entrepreneurs

New UNESCO YouthMobile “Searching for Martha” Project launched in Kigali to empower young, African, women mobile apps entrepreneurs | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
The “Searching for Martha” Project aims to empower young African women entrepreneurs to successfully offer high-quality training to young African girl to confidently develop, sell and widely promote mobile apps especially targeting the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and to create employment opportunities.
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Ericsson launches mentorship initiative to support girls in celebration of International Girls’ in ICT Day

Ericsson launches mentorship initiative to support girls in celebration of International Girls’ in ICT Day | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

In an effort to support young girls to make right career choices, Ericsson Kenya has engaged in a 3-year partnership with 5 high schools in Nairobi on an initiative aimed at supporting, promoting and mentoring young women who are in their 3rd + 4th year of Secondary school to undertake studies in ICT.

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Tech training to enhance participation of girls in ICT

Tech training to enhance participation of girls in ICT | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Phase3 Telecom, is soliciting for early education and consistent technology training for girls to sustain them and active in the ICT space.

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International Girls in ICT Day

International Girls in ICT Day | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Students and teachers from more than 15 high schools throughout New Providence in the Bahamas joined more than 100,000 young women worldwide in celebrating Girls in ICT Day recently.

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Se celebró el Día Internacional de las Niñas en las TIC

Se celebró el Día Internacional de las Niñas en las TIC | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Adolescentes uruguayas manejaron drones, aprendieron a utilizar dispositivos en 3D y aprendieron a usar impresoras 3D, en el Día de las Niñas en las TIC.
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Zambia commemorates Girls in ICT day

Zambia commemorates Girls in ICT day | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

The Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA), working with several stakeholders such as the Ministry of Transport, Works,  Supply and Communications, Ministry of Gender, UNICEF and Asikana Network, last week celebrated ITU's Girls in ICT Day in Lusaka under the theme Girls and Women and Innovation, attracting over 200 girls and young women.

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Promueven que las niñas se involucren en las tecnologías

Promueven que las niñas se involucren en las tecnologías | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

La vicepresidencia de la República celebró el Día Internacional de las Niñas en las Tecnología de la Información y la Comunicación (TIC), con talleres y paneles, impartidos por profesionales del área a niñas del Centro Tecnológico Comunitario (CTC) de Villa Mella.

 

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Participants relive gains of ‘International Girls in ICT Day’ programmes

Participants relive gains of ‘International Girls in ICT Day’ programmes | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

In Lagos, ITU's Girls in ICT Day was celebrated by Cisco Network Academy, which had in attendance girls within the age bracket of 13 and 18 from different secondary schools who participated in the Girls Power Tech mentoring opportunities with Cisco employees.

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Vers la féminisation des TIC en Guinée

Vers la féminisation des TIC en Guinée | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Le monde a fêté ce 23 avril la journée internationale de la jeune fille et des TIC. En Guinée, cette journée a été célébrée par une formation d’une quarantaine de filles à travers des tables rondes organisées par l’autorité de régulation des postes et télécommunications. Une formation qui devrait encourager les jeunes filles à embrasser une carrière dans le monde des télécommunications.

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Attorney General Maynard-Gibson Urges Female Students to Get into the ICT Field

Attorney General Maynard-Gibson Urges Female Students to Get into the ICT Field | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs the Hon. Allyson Maynard Gibson, QC, encouraged female students attending the International Girls in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Day Forum and Mini-Fair to get into ICT to find lucrative careers.
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A new documentary shows what happens when there aren't enough women in tech

A new documentary shows what happens when there aren't enough women in tech | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
A new documentary by Robin Hauser Reynolds digs into the reasons the tech industry needs more female computer programmers.
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Anusha announces special IT labs for Girls to provide technology training

Anusha announces special IT labs for Girls to provide technology training | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

USF has recently signed an agreement to provide 50 ICT labs for girls all over the country in the Women Empowerment Centers run by Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal.

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Digital inclusion for women: First Lady urges girls to be bold

Digital inclusion for women: First Lady urges girls to be bold | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
First Lady Jeannette Kagame has called on girls in Africa continent to be bold enough and take on studies and careers in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to bridge the gender digital divide.
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TRA awards UAE Higher Colleges of Technology students participating in the ‘International Girls in ICT Day’ competition

TRA awards UAE Higher Colleges of Technology students participating in the ‘International Girls in ICT Day’ competition | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

The award ceremony was aimed at empowering and encouraging girls and young women to consider careers in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) that is rapidly growing throughout the UAE.

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A Manifesto for Women as Agents of Peace

A Manifesto for Women as Agents of Peace | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Men and women who have not had opportunities to question gender roles, beliefs and cultural/religion roots, cannot change them. Women who are not aware of their rights cannot claim them.
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Donne e tecnologia, una relazione complicata

Donne e tecnologia, una relazione complicata | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Sette bambine su dieci sono interessate alla scienza, ma solo due di loro faranno una carriera. E da adulte guadagneranno meno dei loro colleghi maschi
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Malawi commemorates Girls in ICT day

Malawi commemorates Girls in ICT day | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Malawi has joined other International Telecommunication Union (ITU) member states in celebrating the International Girls in ICT Day.
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WITIN marks ‘International Girls in ICT’, harps on career in STEM

WITIN marks ‘International Girls in ICT’, harps on career in STEM | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
WOMEN in Technology in Nigeria (WITIN) last week, marked the ‘International Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day’ with a call on the girl child to take up careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) so they can brighten their future, as well as that of Nigeria.
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Girls in ICT: Technology lifting thousands out of poverty

Girls in ICT: Technology lifting thousands out of poverty | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Faced with the growing decline of girls and young women studying technology, an International Girls in ICT Day – marked on 23 April every year – was set aside five years ago raise awareness. Africa Renewal’s Jocelyne Sambira spoke to Judith Owigar, a founding member of Akirachix, which is a training and mentorship programme aiming to increase the number of girls in the technology sector, about the efforts made to get more young women in Africa to embrace such a career.

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« Girls Power Tech » : l’initiative de Cisco pour les emplois numériques de demain

« Girls Power Tech » : l’initiative de Cisco pour les emplois numériques de demain | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Cisco a accueilli les premières sessions de tutorat de l'initiative Girls Power Tech au Liban, dans le cadre d'un projet mondial, en soutien et en complémentarité à la Journée des jeunes filles dans le secteur des technologies de l'information. 

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Government honours 'girls in ICT' day

Government honours 'girls in ICT' day | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Tomorrow, DTPS will host an event for pupils in Mpumalanga, with a focus on ICT careers. 

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La Tecnología necesita de las mujeres

La Tecnología necesita de las mujeres | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
El 23 de abril se celebró el día Internacional de las niñas en las TICs (Tecnología de la información y la Comunicación). Se trata de una iniciativa global impulsada por la Unión Internacional de Telecomunicaciones (UIT), con el objetivo de promover la participación de niñas y adolescentes en el sector de las TICs. Inmujeres se suma a la consigna: Porque la tecnología necesita de las mujeres
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VIDEO: Miss Geek IT solutions contest shows rewards

VIDEO: Miss Geek IT solutions contest shows rewards | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
The annual Ms.Geek competition was founded last year as a platform to showcase the talent of Rwandan girls to use technology to provide solutions to Rwandan problems and serve as an awareness tool that encourages girls to take on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects.
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