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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 | Tech Needs Girls | 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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Algérie Télécom célèbre la Journée internationale des jeunes filles dans le secteur des TIC

Algérie Télécom célèbre la Journée internationale des jeunes filles dans le  secteur des TIC | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

L'opérateur de la téléphonie fixe Algérie Télécom a célébré mercredi à Alger la Journée internationale des jeunes filles dans le secteur des Technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC).

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La Journée Internationale des Jeunes Filles dans les TIC fêté mercredi

La Journée Internationale des Jeunes Filles dans les TIC fêté mercredi | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
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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.

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Empowering women through technology

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. 

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How Can We Encourage Students Of All Backgrounds To Go Into STEM?

How Can We Encourage Students Of All Backgrounds To Go Into STEM? | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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. 

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Linden girls exposed to ICT

Linden girls exposed to ICT | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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.

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Cisco Celebrates International Girls in ICT Day

Cisco Celebrates International Girls in ICT Day | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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.

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Reaching Out to the Girl Child through ICT, Articles

Reaching Out to the Girl Child through ICT, Articles | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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.

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Ministry wants girls to embrace science to become game changers

Ministry wants girls to embrace science to become game changers | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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. 


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Why aren't there more women in mobile tech?

Why aren't there more women in mobile tech? | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
With a lack of gender diversity in the tech sector, the time has come to make women in the ICT industry the norm rather than the exception, says GSMA GM.
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This Awesome Ad, Set to the Beastie Boys, Is How to Get Girls to Become Engineers

This Awesome Ad, Set to the Beastie Boys, Is How to Get Girls to Become Engineers | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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.”

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Can women succeed in the tech sector? (infographic)

Can women succeed in the tech sector? (infographic) | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
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.
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Facebook’s champion for the girl geeks

Facebook’s champion for the girl geeks | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
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.
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TechGirls: The Global Value of Mentorship

TechGirls: The Global Value of Mentorship | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
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.
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GSMA Invites London Schoolchildren To Build Mobile Apps To Mark Girls In ICT Day

GSMA Invites London Schoolchildren To Build Mobile Apps To Mark Girls In ICT Day | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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.

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'Girls in ICT Day' celebration slated for April 29

'Girls in ICT Day' celebration slated for April 29 | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
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.
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No se pierda el Hangout "Mujeres Tech"

No se pierda el Hangout  "Mujeres Tech" | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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.

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Girls in ICT Day observed

Girls in ICT Day observed | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
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.
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To Girls Pursuing Technology, We're All Rooting for You

To Girls Pursuing Technology, We're All Rooting for You | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
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....
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에릭슨-LG, "젊은 여성들, ICT분야로" 프로그램 개최 - 머니투데이 뉴스

에릭슨-LG, "젊은 여성들, ICT분야로" 프로그램 개최 - 머니투데이 뉴스 | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
에릭슨-LG가 올해부터 '에릭슨-LG Girls in ICT(정보통신기술업계의 젊은여성)' 프로그램을 시행한다고 8일 밝혔다.에릭슨-LG는 지난 2일 서울 지역 6개 여대의 ICT관련 전공 40여명을...
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Servono più donne nelle tecnologie dell'informazione, un settore ancora in crescita - Donneuropa

Servono più donne nelle tecnologie dell'informazione, un settore ancora in crescita - Donneuropa | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

«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%».

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Nigerian Federal Government Launches Digital Clubs for Girls

Nigerian Federal Government Launches Digital Clubs for Girls | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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. 

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Silicon Valley women gurus inspire Rwandans

Silicon Valley women gurus inspire Rwandans | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
Kigali will early next month host women representatives from 20 leading Silicon Valley based tech companies in the United States.
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Cork teenager secures €50,000 UN fund towards robot

Cork teenager secures €50,000 UN fund towards robot | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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.

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Six ideas to get more women involved in the tech sector

Six ideas to get more women involved in the tech sector | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
Why are there so few females in technology? Catherine de Lange talks to women in the sector about their experiences and ways to redress the balance
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Troubleshooting The Need For More Girls In STEM

Troubleshooting The Need For More Girls In STEM | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
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.
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