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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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ITU, UN Women to Recognize Work in Tech for Gender Equality

ITU, UN Women to Recognize Work in Tech for Gender Equality | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

ITU and UN Women are partnering to launch a new global technology award that recognizes outstanding contributions from women and men in leveraging the potential of ICTs to promote gender equality. 

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Silicon Republic recognises leading women role models in STEM

Silicon Republic recognises leading women role models in STEM | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
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.
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Worrying signs for UK female tech sector as gender gap widens

Worrying signs for UK female tech sector as gender gap widens | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
A new report published in the UK appears to show worrying signs for gender balance in the UK tech industry as the gap between males and females widens.
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Women Invent: 100 top women in science, technology, engineering and maths – Part 1

Women Invent: 100 top women in science, technology, engineering and maths – Part 1 | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
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.
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How Google's Megan Smith Is Changing the World for Working Women

How Google's Megan Smith Is Changing the World for Working Women | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
Who do you picture when you picture women in tech?
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MainOne, Huawei, Phase3 Telecom Support Girls in ICT Train

MainOne, Huawei, Phase3 Telecom Support Girls in ICT Train | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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.

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Women and ICT in Africa: A new digital gap

Women and ICT in Africa: A new digital gap | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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.

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"We can Transform the Tech Industry"

"We can Transform the Tech Industry" | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
AkiraChix, in partnership with iHub and Intel, hosted the Girls in ICT Day celebrations on 26 April 2014 at iHub’s premises in Nairobi, Kenya.
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1,000 girls in ICT to correct imbalance in Nigeria ICT adoption

1,000 girls in ICT to correct imbalance in Nigeria ICT adoption | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
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.
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Ericsson participa por cuarto año en “Girls in ICT Day”

Ericsson participa por cuarto año en “Girls in ICT Day” | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
El evento convoca acerca de 500 niñas que están interesadas en descubrir el poder de transformación que posee la tecnología.
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Report of Celebrating International Girls in ICT Day 2014 – Arab States

Report of Celebrating International Girls in ICT Day 2014 – Arab States | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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.

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Journée Internationale des jeunes filles dans les TIC : Valoriser la présence féminine dans le secteur des TIC

Journée Internationale des jeunes filles dans les TIC : Valoriser la présence féminine dans le secteur des TIC | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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 ».

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BBC World Service - Tech Tent

BBC World Service - Tech Tent | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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.

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Technology for gender equality: Global awards

Technology for gender equality: Global awards | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

ITU + UN Women are partnering to launch a new global technology award that recognizes outstanding contributions from women and men in leveraging the potential of ICTs to promote gender equality.

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Google and Square Recruit Girls Early to Tackle Tech’s Gender Problem

Google and Square Recruit Girls Early to Tackle Tech’s Gender Problem | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it
Recently, tech giants like Square, Google, and smaller players like Codecademy, have begun using both their substantial resources and expertise to get more young girls interesting in coding.
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Women Invent: 100 top women in science, technology, engineering and maths – Part 2

Women Invent: 100 top women in science, technology, engineering and maths – Part 2 | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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.

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Meet the Woman Who Spends Her Entire Day on Instagram

Meet the Woman Who Spends Her Entire Day on Instagram | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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!

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MainOne, Huawei, Support eBusiness Life on ICT Girls Day Celebration

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.

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Alfa celebrates the “Girls in ICT Day” for the second year in a row

Alfa celebrates the “Girls in ICT Day” for the second year in a row | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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,

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Cisco empowers young women to break into ICT

Cisco Saudi Arabia saw a strong turnout at its annual Girls in ICT Day held at its offices in Riyadh, with young women learning about the innovative technology-related careers of tomorrow.

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Ugandan Women Show Tech Isn’t Just for Boys

Ugandan Women Show Tech Isn’t Just for Boys | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

As East Africa’s technology sector takes off, one group in Uganda is working to erase gender stereotypes and ensure that women are not left behind.

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Jamaica Observes International Girls In ICT Day

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.

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Ericsson celebrates ‘Girls in ICT Day’ with former first lady Laura Bush

Ericsson celebrates ‘Girls in ICT Day’ with former first lady Laura Bush | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

Ericsson today celebrated ‘International Girls in ICT Day’ with former first lady of the United States, Mrs. Laura Bush, at the company’s North American headquarters in Plano, Texas.

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Girls In ICT Day: Intel and Girls Invent Tomorrow inspire tomorrow's women in tech

Girls In ICT Day: Intel and Girls Invent Tomorrow inspire tomorrow's women in tech | Tech Needs Girls | Scoop.it

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.

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Ericsson motiva a jóvenes mujeres en Latinoamérica a ingresar al mundo de las TIC

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.

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