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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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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