The Girls in ICT initiative of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is a global effort to raise awareness on empowering and encouraging girls and young women to consider studies and careers in ICTs. The initiative is committed to celebrate and commemorate the International Girls in ICT Day on the fourth Thursday of every April as established by the ITU membership. The Girls in ICT Portal is a tool for girls and young women to get an insight into the ICT sector as well as for partners to understand the importance of the International Girls in ICT Day.
The International Girls in ICT Day is an opportunity for girls and young women to get inspired about ICT sector by getting a first-hand look into the ICT institutions and listening to women role models.
Join us and organize a “Girls in ICT Day” event on or around 24 April 2014 and be a part of this initiative to empower young girls!
How to organize your event? Click here to learn more!
Celebrate the International Girls in ICT Day this year on 24 April.
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Limor LahianiSenior Development Lead at MicrosoftNEXT, Microsoft R&D Center, Israel
Neelie KroesVice PresidentEuropean Commission
Somto Fab-UkozorTeam Lead of MS2C (Mobile Skills to Cash)Orudii/ Nigeria
Gloria BonderDirector of the Gender, Society and Policies Area of FLACSO Argentina (Latin American School of Social Sciences)FLACSO, Argentina
Shira WeinbergProgram ManagerMicrosoft, Israel R&D center
Monique Jeanne MorrowGlobal Technology Leadership Team, Asia Office of the CTO at Cisco and is also a Distinguished EngineerCisco/Office of the CTO/Switzerland with a global position
Padmasree WarriorSenior Vice President-Engineering and Chief Technology OfficerCisco, Global
Claudia Gomez CostaPresidente“FUNDACION APRENDIENDO BAJO LA CRUZ DEL SUR” - REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA
Laina Raveendran GreeneFounder and CEOGETIT, United States
Funke OpekeChief Executive OfficerMain One Cable Company, Nigeria