A special reception to celebrate leading women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) was held by Silicon Republic last week, and attended by many remarkable women leaders from Ireland and abroad – and quite a few men.
As Silicon Republic’s Women Invent Tomorrow campaign launches for a second year, we publish Part 1 of our listing of some of the leading women in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths.
This year's Girls in ICT Day event, the 3rd since eBusiness Life started the campaign in 2012, which is scheduled to hold in Lagos on June 19, 2014 is part of the ITU campaign to sensitize young girls and encouraging them to take up ICT as a career.
Gender inequality remains deeply entrenched in many African societies. Many women and girls still do not have equal opportunities despite this being enshrined in the law. Yet ICTs are important tools for advancing gender equality, women and girl's empowerment, and a more equitable and prosperous world.
Aware of the under representation of women in viable careers and sectors, the Federal Government of Nigeria, has launched a gender based budgeting initiative known as the Growing Girls and Women in Nigeria (GWIN), to drive the economic and social inclusion of the female population of Nigeria.
In support of Girls in ICT Day, Arab states in MENA region planned several activities and hosted instructive mentoring events that have been designed to help to educate young women about careers in ICT. A lot of events and activities have taken place in the MENA region from Palestine, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Kuwait and Algeria.
Djibouti a célébré hier au palais du peuple la journée internationale des jeunes filles dans le secteur des technologies de l’information et de la communication(TIC). Placé sous le parrainage du ministre de la Communication, chargé des Postes et des Télécommunications, Ali Hassan Bahdon, l’événement avait cette année pour thème » Célébration des succès, inspirer les jeunes filles ».
What more can be done to encourage girls to enter the world of technology? Are there enough role models to convince young women that it's a profession worth following? Rory Cellan-Jones and Carolyn Rice attended an event encouraging school pupils to try out tech.
El Día Internacional de las Niñas en las TIC tiene como objetivo alentar a que más niñas conozcan el potencial del sector tecnológico, ya que muchas veces no son conscientes de las oportunidades que pueden tener en este campo.
From world-beating academics, to inspiring science communicators, from tech business leaders to early entrepreneurs, we were truly spoilt for choice, so here we publish the second of two lists of some of Ireland's leading women in the knowledge economy.
A lot of people think that coding is boring, but you have to understand the impact that you’re having by submitting one or two lines of code. Just submitting one extra line of code into the Facebook repository impacts a billion people. Same thing with Instagram!
MainOne Cable Company, Huawei Technologies and Phase3 Telecom have joined forces in collaborating with eBusiness Life Communication to celebrate this year's ICT Girls Day, scheduled for Lagos on June 19, 2014.
On the occasion of the internationally- celebrated “Girls in ICT Day,” Alfa organized a celebration with the participation of 25 female students from different schools. This initiative, set by ITU, comes as part of Alfa’s commitment to enhance the role of women in the telecommunications sector,
Support for girls and young women to be more involved in the Information, Communications, Technologies (ICT) sector, is gaining traction, with Jamaica now among the growing number of countries, which observe International Girls in ICT day each year.
Here in South Africa there’s been a few events, most notably at Intel’s Woodmead offices in Joburg where we dropped by to look in on the Girls Invent Tomorrow againas they hosted a coding workshop for a group of 20 senior high school girls in grades 10 to 12 from Westbury Secondary School.
Ericsson, como parte de sus iniciativas para impulsar la diversidad, está participando activamente en “Girls in ICT Day”, un evento global que se desarrolla desde el año 2010 y es organizado por la UIT, dependiente de las Naciones Unidas, y que tiene como objetivo fomentar, educar y empoderar a niñas y mujeres jóvenes a seguir estudios y carreras relacionadas con las TIC.