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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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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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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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AkiraChix co-founder to be Guest Speaker at 2015 ITU 'Girls in ICT' Day in Geneva

AkiraChix co-founder to be Guest Speaker at 2015 ITU 'Girls in ICT' Day in Geneva | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Judith Owigar, co-founder and President of AkiraChix in Kenya, has been nominated guest speakers in this year’s ITU Girls in ICT Day to be held at ITU headquarters, April 23.

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Rwandan girls should take up studies and careers in ICT – Minister Nsengimana

Rwandan girls should take up studies and careers in ICT – Minister Nsengimana | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

The Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philibert Nsengimana, has called on Rwandan girls to take up studies and careers in ICT as these offer a chance for them to enhance their skills and tackle unemployment challenges.

 

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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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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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Partnership seeks to promote girls participation in ICT

Partnership seeks to promote girls participation in ICT | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
On Thursday, the world marked the annual Girls in ICT Day, which promotes career opportunities for girls and young women in the sector under the theme, "Expand Horizons, Change Attitudes."
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Realizaran conversatorio con motivo Día de las Niñas

 La Vicepresidencia de la República Dominicana, a través de los Centros Tecnológicos Comunitarios (CTC), celebrará el Día Internacional de las Niñas y las TIC con el panel “La mujer y la tecnología”, en el que expertas involucradas en el mundo de la tecnología compartirán sus experiencias personales con niñas 

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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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