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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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More Operators Back eBusiness Life Programme for Girls in ICT Day

As the international celebration of Girls in ICT Day draws nearer, eBusiness Life Communication Limited, has said it is getting more endorsement from the private sector, in support of its programme to mark the Girls in ICT Day celebration in Nigeria.

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Telecoms firms back campaign for girls ICT education

Telecoms firms back campaign for girls ICT education | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

More private sector organisations in Nigeria have indicated their interest to support commitment towards enhancing development in ICT education for ITU's Girls in ICT campaign.

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All-male panels in tech: we say no!

All-male panels in tech: we say no! | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

For a long time, we have sought better representation of women experts speaking at tech events in Europe. This week, DG CONNECT, the digital department of the European Commission, decided that trying our hardest to ensure proper female representation is no longer enough.

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Clinton Foundation Report Is a Call to Action for Women and Technology | US News

Clinton Foundation Report Is a Call to Action for Women and Technology | US News | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Fewer women than men have access to cell phones and the Internet in developing countries. Closing the gender gap could change lives. “We are very far away from achieving any of the [UN equality] targets and that’s why this issue is so important now,” ITU's Doreen Bogdan said. “We really need to galvanize recommitment and make sure we can come through on these targets.”

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Drive to encourage women to pursue ICT careers on

Rwanda has embarked on a drive to encourage women to pursue careers in ICT, with an overriding plan of bridging the gap between males and females in the industry.
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Congo Brazzaville to train 2 500 women in ICTs every year

Congo Brazzaville to train 2 500 women in ICTs every year | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
A total of 2 500 women will receive ICT training every year in the Republic of Congo as part of the Tech25 project.
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9 Giant Leaps For Women In Science and Technology In 2014

9 Giant Leaps For Women In Science and Technology In 2014 | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
From the White House to low-Earth orbit, 2014 was a big year for women in the world of STEM.
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INDOTEL entrega premio de la UIT a CIPAF | El Nacional

INDOTEL entrega premio de la UIT a CIPAF | El Nacional | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

El presidente del Instituto Dominicano de las Telecomunicaciones, licenciado Gedeón Santos, entregó el Premio para la Igualdad e Integración de Género y Tecnología (GEM-TECH 2014), otorgado en su primera versión por la UIT y ONU-Mujeres, al Centro de Investigación para la Acción Femenina (CIPAF), de República Dominicana, que preside Magaly Pineda.

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The IT skills imperative

The IT skills imperative | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

This year's A-Level statistics show that the number of boys taking ICT is double the number of girls, while in computing, boys outstrip girls by nine to one.

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Tech Entrepreneur Encourages Rwanda’s Young Women to Venture into ICT

Tech Entrepreneur Encourages Rwanda’s Young Women to Venture into ICT | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Akaliza Keza Gara is only 27, but she’s achieved much for women in Rwanda’s technology sector in just a short space of time.

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Inspiring Girls to Be Tech Entrepreneurs

Inspiring Girls to Be Tech Entrepreneurs | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Inside a conference room on the 36th floor of Rockefeller Center, a group of 17 high school girls are animatedly talking about their startup plans....
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Decoding Women in Tech: Thriving in a Brogrammers' World

Entering technical fields can be daunting to anyone but historically women enter at lower rates than men. Women represent 12% of computer science grads and h...
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In Tech Marketing Jobs, Women's Successes Are Rarely Recognized - NPR (blog)

In Tech Marketing Jobs, Women's Successes Are Rarely Recognized - NPR (blog) | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
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In Tech Marketing Jobs, Women's Successes Are Rarely Recognized
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It's no secret that there aren't a lot of women in Silicon Valley and the tech industry in general. There is one exception — marketing and public relations.
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Girls in ICT Day @ Cisco

Girls in ICT Day @ Cisco | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Cisco is an annual participant in Girls in ICT Day, inspiring young women all over the world to pursue education and careers in information and communications technology (ICT).
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MTN, Huawei drum support for 2015 Girls in ICT day | The Guardian Nigeria

MTN, Huawei drum support for 2015 Girls in ICT day | The Guardian Nigeria | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

MTN Nigeria and ICT solutions provider, Huawei Technologies have both thrown their weight behind the celebration of the 2015 edition of the ITU International Girls In ICT Day by eBusiness Life Communication Limited, publishers of eBusiness Life Magazine.

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Hacking Diversity: How the Culture You Set Drives Who You Hire

Hacking Diversity: How the Culture You Set Drives Who You Hire | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

5 recommendations for technology startups -- from Silicon Valley to Silicon Alley -- to keep in mind when creating a culture that welcomes women and diversity.

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10 Great Ways the Internet Is Empowering Women Around the World

10 Great Ways the Internet Is Empowering Women Around the World | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Initiatives such as ITU's Girls in ICT, are breaking down barriers, building bridges, fostering greater reach and creating new channels of opportunity for girls + young women.

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Join the Girls in ICT movement at http://girlsinict.org and follow #GirlsinICT on social media

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Facebook and LinkedIn join efforts to boost the number of women in tech

Facebook and LinkedIn join efforts to boost the number of women in tech | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Facebook and LinkedIn are teaming up to boost the dwindling number of women studying engineering and computer science. The percentage of people enrolled in undergraduate computer science programs who are women peaked at 35% in 1985 and is now down to about 17%.

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Soronko Solutions takes Tech Needs Girls programme to deprived regions in Ghana

Soronko Solutions takes Tech Needs Girls programme to deprived regions in Ghana | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Over 300 girls in the Upper West region of Ghana will be receiving hands-on education on ICT, thanks to the Soronko Solutions Road show known as the Tech Needs Girls programme.
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Botswana women missing from ICT

Botswana women missing from ICT | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

There has been a rallying call for women in Botswana to consider a lifetime participation in ICT if the sector is to realise any meaningful growth as well as a fair gender representation.

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Women Bosses Are Fighting Sexism in Tech—by Posing in Their Undies

Women Bosses Are Fighting Sexism in Tech—by Posing in Their Undies | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Slicon Valley has churned out solutions for many of society’s problems. But sexism isn’t one of them—especially in its own industry. To fight it, a group of female tech executives has employed a tactic that critics call a step backward: posing in their skivvies.

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Between girls and ICT

As a government that is passionate about empowerment, the Lagos state government is leaving no stone un-turned in its drive to ensure that more girls and, indeed, youths across the state get involved in ICT related activities. 

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[WATCH] Silicon Valley women CEOs on being a leader in tech - htxt.africa

[WATCH] Silicon Valley women CEOs on being a leader in tech - htxt.africa | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
[WATCH] Silicon Valley women CEOs on being a leader in tech htxt.africa Today we give you part two of the series, a video that explores the complexities and demands, but also provides some solid advice, on what it means to be a woman at the...
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Kimberly Bryant; Sisterhood Leader Teaches Young Girls about Coding Language

Kimberly Bryant; Sisterhood Leader Teaches Young Girls about Coding Language | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Kimberly Bryant; Sisterhood Leader Teaches Young Girls about Coding Language Black Girls Code, Kimberly Bryant, black women in computer science, girls, STEM, (#Tech: Kimberly Bryant; Sisterhood Leader Teaches Young Girls about Coding Language
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Cracking the Girl Code: How to End the Tech Gender Gap

Cracking the Girl Code: How to End the Tech Gender Gap | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Engineering giants bet on summer camps to inspire more female engineers (Cracking the Girl Code: How to End the Tech Gender Gap - TIME http://t.co/6Z0oqrsbxX - @BotballRobotics has been doing this...
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