Le groupe Algérie Télécom organise, pour la circonstance, au niveau de son siège social, la deuxième édition de la Journée des Jeunes Filles dans les TIC. Dédiée aux élèves du Lycée des Mathématiques d’Alger, cette manifestation offrira l’opportunité à ces jeunes filles de découvrir ou de redécouvrir le secteur des TIC.
With the advancement in Information Technology (IT), a significant number of women have landed a career in IT sector globally. However , in the context of Nepal, women are yet to go a long way in this sector.
Three things are true in STEM: There are a lot of job openings. These jobs pay well. And there are not enough qualified people to fill these jobs. For Cisco, the issue has become so significant that we have pledged to encourage 20% of our workforce to spend 20 hours a year on STEM mentoring by the year 2020, with a particular emphasis on encouraging women and girls to enter STEM.
On Wednesday, the National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) held a Tech Day Camp at Lichas Hall, Linden, Region 10, in observance of Girls in ICT Day slated for April 24. The event was intended to empower and encourage girls + young women to consider careers in the field of ICT.
Most Cisco events will take place on April 24, but many have already begun: Tomorrow, April 8, 18 Cisco offices in 18 countries, including Egypt, Italy, South Africa, Pakistan, and the U.K., will welcome hundreds more girls.
The initiative is a pilot scheme that will encourage, motivate and stimulate the interest of the girls in ICT-skills, knowledge and careers in a non-threatening manner, the Minister of Communications Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson said at the launch.
The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Information + Communication Infrastructure stressed the need to spearhead an extensive campaign in empowering girls + young women in the important role ICT stands to play in their lives.
This is a stupendously awesome commercial from a toy company called GoldieBlox, which has developed a set of interactive books and games to “disrupt the pink aisle and inspire the future generation of female engineers.”
Women have been making positive strides in the technology sector but they are still in the minority when compared to their male counterparts. A new infographic takes a look at the successes and challenges of women in tech.
Conjure up an image of the typical software engineer. Maybe they’re a “geek”, with a stack of sci-fi novels by the bedside. Perhaps they have an addiction to the video game series Halo. I’ll bet they’re also a man.
Maintaining support and the ability to keep women and girls in STEM fields is equally as important as getting a "foot in the door." How do we do this? I'll reiterate again, that mentorship is an amazing gateway to support and success.
GSMA Connected Women team to host an interactive app building workshop to celebrate Girls in ICT Day, the ITU’s annual initiative and global effort to raise awareness on empowering and encouraging girls + young women to consider studies + careers in ICT.
As part of preparations towards the celebration of this year's 'Girls in ICT Day', a series of activities involving hands-on ICT workshops promoting opportunities for girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are being held simultaneously at the Community Information Centres (CICs) in the Eastern Region.
Este 22 de abril, a las 11:00 ET, se realizará esta conferencia vía Google Hangout. No se lo pierda a través de la portada de AEtecno.com. Líderes femeninas hablarán sobre el rol de la mujer en el mundo technológico.
Girls in Information Communication Technology (ICT), a day set aside by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to create awareness and to promote technology among girls, continue to gain grounds in Ghana.
To any female thinking about entering the STEM field, seize the opportunity laid out in front of you and create your own future. Your education is a privilege, and the knowledge you're obtaining is power. You can use it to help yourself and others....
«All’inizio degli anni ’80 le donne erano quasi la metà degli studenti di informatica, – dice a Donneuropa Sarah Parkes, direttrice media & public information dell’ITU – ma da allora la tendenza è cambiata, soprattutto in Europa, USA e Canada. Le studentesse sono diminuite tantissimo, oggi sono circa il 20%».
Ministry of Communications Technology has launched 12 Digital ICT Clubs for girls across the six geo political zones of the country, aimed at empowering + encouraging Nigerian girls in secondary schools to develop an early interest in ICT.
An Irish teenager who challenged technology innovators during Girls in ICT Day 2012 to build a robot to help her cope with a rare form of disability has received a €50,000 donation from the United Nations.
The goal is to move the needle of young girls pursuing STEM degrees, staying in the workforce and understanding that women and men in STEM careers that have carved out their place again have custom-built great fulfilling jobs.