Congratulations to all our members celebrating Girls in ICT Day on 25 April 2013. Last year, more than 1300 events were organized in 90 countries around the world — and my guess is that we will beat that record this year.
Such events play an important role in convincing girls that heading into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers isn’t dull, geeky or nerdy,…Continue
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Geneva, 25 April, 2013 - Every year on the fourth Thursday in April, ITU and the global technology community celebrate 'Girls in ICT Day', an awareness-raising initiative designed to pay tribute to women's contribution to the technology industry…Continue
25th April 2013 was a real exciting day for E-Village team. Nearly 300 young girls were awarded certificates after successfully qualifying a three-month training program on ICTs skills. This is part of TCF women empowerment program.
After the formal ceremony, the team shifted to a E-village ( Telecentre ) 30 KM away from Islamabad and had lot of fun time that included national songs, drama based on local folk stories, fun scripts etc. The event way very exciting for every one, some…Continue
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By Eiko Kawamura. Regional Coordinator of Spanish Community FTC
As you read, telecentres have become the alternative against the production of coca, the main ingredient for drug trafficking in Peru. The Digital Inclusion project of the Center for Information and Education for the Prevention of Drug Abuse (CEDRO), will deploy 20 telecentres ending in mid-August 2013. All located in areas of coca production in the Amazon region of Peru.…
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Cherie Blair Foundation, Telecentre.org Foundation’s partner in supporting women entrepreneurs in developing and emerging economies, is inviting outstanding male and female team members to join its distinctive Mentoring Women in Business Programme as mentors for its June 2013 group.…Continue
The ASEAN Foundation, the Thailand Research Center of Communication and Development Knowledge Management (CCDKM), and Microsoft jointly launched the “Enhancing ICT Skills of Small Medium Enterprises in ASEAN” Project in Bangkok on 19 April 2013. The Project launching was made part of Microsoft Thailand’s global…Continue
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ITU says with the number of schoolgirls opting to study technology-related disciplines on the decline in most countries worldwide, it is committed to championing the catalytic role a tech career can play in creating exciting, far-reaching opportunities for women and…Continue
Source: ITU Blog
Girls In ICT Rwanda was born out of the ITU’s Girls in ICT Day which was celebrated for the first time in Rwanda in 2011. During the planning period for that event, the women entrepreneurs involved formed a group – Girls in ICT Rwanda – which the Ministry of Youth & ICT pledged to support.
The group’s goal…Continue
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A few recommendations from OnlineCourses.com that are applicable to telecentres include…Continue
Rwanda has been ranked among the top 10 countries in Africa that are in better position to benefit from new information and communication technologies.
The 2013 Networked Readiness Index, released on Wednesday by the World Economic Forum (Wef) and European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD), considers several aspects, including a country’s market and regulatory…
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ITU Telecom World 2013, organized by ITU, the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technology, is looking for the next generation of social entrepreneurs for its Young Innovators Competition.
Are you brave enough to transform…Continue
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mBillionth Award is recognizing and honoring innovators and innovations happening in the world of Mobile & Telecom across South Asian countries. The platform acknowledges the best identified practices working in the space of mobile & telecom for their developments and services across South Asia annually.
We invite all stakeholders, including Mobile Developers, VAS providers, Telcoplayers, Application Developers to nominate your developmental project related in range of sectors…Continue
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Your business uses video conferencing to connect with buyers. Your children get personalized lessons online. You connect with friends and family over mobile devices. With the increasing influence of the Internet and mobile technologies, service providers are transforming how we connect and…Continue
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Although they share the same geographic boundaries and social structures, men and women live in separate realities. Compared with men, women often enjoy fewer rights and resources. Gender-based inequalities limit how women can benefit from the opportunities offered by Information and Communication…Continue
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World Pulse believes that when girls are heard, they will transform the world. Now is the time for every girl to have the education and opportunities needed to unleash…Continue
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