International Girls in ICT Day

 

Since 2011, International Girls in ICT Day has been celebrated in 160 countries around the world with more than 5,600 events and participation of over 200,000 girls and young women. International Girls in ICT Day will next be celebrated on 27 April 2017. Find out how to get involved here

In 2015, more than 66,000 girls and young women have taken part in over 1,800 celebrations of International Girls in ICT Day 2015 in over 130 countries worldwide! Click here to read more about the events.

 

Girls in ICT Day events

About

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, developed by the Digital Inclusion programme of ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau.
 

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Profiles of women role models

  • Hen Fitoussi
    Senior Program Manager Lead at Microsoft
    NEXT, Microsoft R&D Center, Israel
  • Seema AlKabi
    Team Leader
    Information Technology Authority (ITA), Sultanate of Oman
  • Laina Raveendran Greene
    Founder and CEO
    GETIT, United States
  • Sadequa Hassan Sejuti
    Managing Director
    FSB(Future Solution for Business) Ltd.
  • Martha Lane Fox
    Dot Everyone, Go On UK, LuckyVoice, MakieLab, Open Data Institute
  • Claudia Gomez Costa
    Presidente
    “FUNDACION APRENDIENDO BAJO LA CRUZ DEL SUR” - REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA
  • Mandlesilo (Mandla) Msimang
    Managing Director
    Pygma Consulting
  • Honorable Deborah Taylor Tate
    Special Envoy for ITU Child Online Protection Initiative/Former FCC Commissioner/Co-Chair US Healthy Media Commission (with Geena Davis)
    USA
  • Catherine Mahugu
    Co Founder-SasaAfrica
    SasaAfrica
  • Victoria Alonsoperez
    Co-founder
    IEETECH, Uruguay