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  • Photo of CARICOM Girls in ICT partnership holds virtual events for Girls in ICT Day 2021

    CARICOM Girls in ICT partnership holds virtual events for Girls in ICT Day 2021

    Several agencies, as well as regional and international organisations operating in the Caribbean are collaborating to host events to observe Girls in ICT Day this year. The Day will be observed primarily virtually this year under the international theme ‘Connected Girls, Creating Brighter Futures’. The CARICOM Girls in ICT partnership Steering Committee is hosting the virtual events via Zoom (Meeting…

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    International girls in ICT Day 2021

    DATE: Thursday – Friday, 22 – 23 April 2021 VENUE Thursday: Zoom and Facebook Live (CARICOM page); 10 am – 2pmFriday: Zoom; 10am – 12noonSee also: ITU Girls in ICT FEATURE SPEAKERS FOR THE EVENT Moderator Mrs. Erica Simmons, SMIEE, SMEErica.Simmons@ieee.org+1 876 819 3995 GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIST / INNOVATOR / CATALYST / PHILANTHROPIST A global technologist, innovator, catalyst and philanthropist with…

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  • Photo of Use crisis to propel Region into future – business leader

    Use crisis to propel Region into future – business leader

    The COVID-19 pandemic has catapulted the Region into the future, as far as the jobs landscape was concerned, regional business leader and author, Mr. Wayne Chen, said Wednesday. He was at the time speaking during a three-hour CARICOM Digital Dialogue hosted by the CARICOM Girls ICT Partnership. It was held via the Zoom and Facebook platforms under the theme ‘Jobs,…

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  • Photo of Narrow Gender Gap in ICT Field – CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General

    Narrow Gender Gap in ICT Field – CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General

    “We, women and girls, can be proud of the special perspective we bring to the STEM field and other fields.”– CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General, Amb. Manorma Soeknandan, Ph.D, has called for the narrowing of the gender gap between men and women in the field of ICT. Amb. Soeknandan threw out the challenge during the first CARICOM Digital Dialogue…

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    CARICOM Digital Dialogue

    THEME: Regional Resilience: ICT, STEM and Youth  Chairperson: Jennifer Britton, Deputy Programme Manager, ICT4D, CARICOM Secretariat The CARICOM Digital Dialogue is organized by the CARICOM Girls in ICT Partnership. The Partnership was endorsed by the Ministers responsible for ICT at the Seventy-Ninth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), held on…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Girls in ICT Partnership Hosts First Digital Dialogue on International Girls in ICT Day

    CARICOM Girls in ICT Partnership Hosts First Digital Dialogue on International Girls in ICT Day

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Girls in ICT Partnership will host an online regional event to celebrate International Girls in ICT Day on 23 April, 2020. International Girls in ICT Day is an International Telecommunication Union (ITU) initiative and is observed every year on the fourth Thursday of April, under the theme: ‘Expand Horizons, Change Attitudes’. The main objective is to…

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  • Photo of More than 170 countries worldwide get set to promote tech studies to girls and women on ‘Girls in ICT Day’

    More than 170 countries worldwide get set to promote tech studies to girls and women on ‘Girls in ICT Day’

    Digital skills give an advantage in a competitive job market, provide a higher salary and enhance career mobility for girls and women in increasingly digital societies ​Geneva 24 April 2019 — Tomorrow, 25 April, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the global technology community and an expected 170+ countries will celebrate ‘Girls in ICT Day’, an international day observed by the…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat, partners, celebrate Girls in ICT Day 2019 via Online Campaign

    CARICOM Secretariat, partners, celebrate Girls in ICT Day 2019 via Online Campaign

    Tomorrow, on International Girls in ICT Day, the CARICOM Secretariat will embark on an online celebration of girls and young women in ICT and will use the opportunity to launch the programme for 2019-2020. International Girls in ICT Day, an initiative backed by all ITU Member States in ITU Plenipotentiary Resolution 70 (Rev. Dubai, 2018), aims to encourage and empower…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat collaborates with partners to celebrate International Girls in ICT Day

    CARICOM Secretariat collaborates with partners to celebrate International Girls in ICT Day

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat joins the rest of the world in celebrating girls and young women in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on Girls in ICT Day – Thursday, 25 April 2019. International Girls in ICT Day is an International Telecommunication Union (ITU) initiative and is celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday of April under the theme ‘Expand…

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  • Photo of Suriname school library workers, daughters celebrate Girls in ICT Day

    Suriname school library workers, daughters celebrate Girls in ICT Day

    Suriname school library workers and their daughters engaged in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) activities last Thursday to mark Girls in ICT Day. The programme at the Telesur Training Centre included presentations, interactive sessions and ICT-related games under the national theme ‘Expanding Horizons for Mom and Me’. Girls in ICT Day is an initiative of the International Telecommunication Union, of which Suriname…

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