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For Women and Girls:  Explore ICT Opportunities

This part of the Girls in ICT Portal contains links to scholarships, contests and awards, training and internships, online networks, tech camps, information about national Girls in ICT Day events and other initiatives to encourage and support women and girls to enter the ICT sector.  Please note that any questions you may have about any of the listed programs should be directed to the program provider.

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posted on:25/06/12

A fun new book presenting the diversity of IT careers.  Offers competitions, links, downloads, stories

posted on:01/01/12
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Techno-G was an after-school ICT program for girls at Nyanda State High School. Some of the projects TechnoG undertook included:  IT Workshops for Girls from Years 6 and 7;  Developing a formal presentation cd as a memento for the current year 12 students; Building robots for Robocup Junior Competition.

 

posted on:21/06/12
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High School offering innovative science programmes.

Fellowships are an effective modality for UNESCO to enhance the human resources and capacity-building of Member States, especially developing countries. Fellowships are specially tailored training which are designed to give qualified persons practicing or intending to practice a profession in the field of the UNESCO programme priorities an opportunity to receive additional and practical training, thus contributing to the advancement and circulation of knowledge and skill promoting development and international understanding.

UNESCO Co-Sponsors Fellowship Programmes in a variety of countries.  The UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowship focuses on research in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering and one research area supported by th eUNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme (UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme) is in Information and Communication Technologies.  The extra-budgetary UNESCO/ Saudi Arabia Fellowships Programme (Enhancing Palestinian Human Capital) gives special consideration to female candidates.

posted on:20/06/12
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University of Colombo created an “External Degree Program” resulting in a Bachelor of Information Technology.  While university staff members conduct the examinations, the program is linked with research facilities and private sector training institutions, who together, design the curriculum and provide the actual instruction.  The program aims to produce 3,000 graduates in the next three years, 100 times the capacity that the university alone could have produced.

Provides information on IT & Engineering scholarships, mentoring,  international programmes, summer programmes, and speaker programmes.

posted on:25/06/12
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An inclusive networking forum for urban and regional women in ICT. Offers programs for women in ICT careers, information sharing, sponsors programs Go Girl - Go for IT

posted on:25/06/12
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Campaign that aims to bring out women pioneers in technology and break the stereotype that women can't be accepted in the technical field.  WeWIT is creating a database of women in technology in India.

Women in Technology (WiT) is one of Queensland's most respected and active technology industry associations and a peak body for women in the technology industry in Queensland developing a sustainable and growing network of members, sponsors, supporters. WiT aims to promote the achievements of women in the technology industries via relevant events, programs, awards and networks that also provide opportunities for WiT members to grow and develop their skills. WiT has a commitment to be distinguished as a professional and credible organization. WIT is executives, researchers, academics, business owners; students... anyone involved in technology can join this committed, professional and fun community. We offer workshops Career development, Networking, Publicity, Industry recognition and more.

posted on:01/01/12

Executives, researchers, academics, business owners, students... anyone involved in technology can join this committed, professional and fun community.

posted on:21/06/12
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Useline links to resources for youth and women and others with regards to the ICT community in the Pacific Islands

posted on:20/06/12

Gear up for all the exciting possibilities in defence & technology through the Young Defence Scientists Programme (YDSP). Available for high school students. Science & technology camps, Scholarships, Awards, Lectures, and membership