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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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  • Photo of ‘Become the next big thing’ – Min. Nicolette Henry challenges girls

    ‘Become the next big thing’ – Min. Nicolette Henry challenges girls

    Girls and women across the Region have been challenged to become the next “big thing” in Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The challenge was thrown out last week by Minister in the Ministry of Education, Guyana, the Hon. Nicolette Henry as she addressed a forum on Girls in ICT in Georgetown, Guyana. The event at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre…

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  • Photo of ICT workforce without women, girls unthinkable – CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General

    ICT workforce without women, girls unthinkable – CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General

    Opening Remarks Deputy Secretary General, Caricom Amb. Dr. Manorma Soeknandan At The Workshop To Mark ‘girls In Ict Day’ 28 April 2016 Arthur Chung Conference Centre Guyana Hon. Catherine Hughes, Minister of Public Telecommunications and Tourism Hon. Nicolette Henry, Minister with responsibility for Youth, Sport and Culture Special Invitees Representatives of the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture , University…

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  • St. Kitts and Nevis CYAs celebrate Girls in ICT Day 2016

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis’ CARICOM Youth Ambassadors (CYA) joined other Member States in the Region to celebrate International Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day 2016, on Thursday 28 April.   The day, which is held on the fourth Thursday in April each year, was observed under the theme ‘Tech girls, for a tech world. Girls…

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  • Photo of Engaging women in ICT is ‘smart economics’ – Minister Catherine Hughes

    Engaging women in ICT is ‘smart economics’ – Minister Catherine Hughes

    Given the scope and importance of information and communication technology (ICT) to the growth and development of CARICOM, women and girls were Thursday encouraged and empowered to enter and excel in the male-dominated field. At the opening ceremony of an event at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre in Georgetown, Guyana, to observe  Girls in ICT  Day, the all-female assemblage of…

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  • Photo of Technology Minister Wants More Females in ICT

    Technology Minister Wants More Females in ICT

    Energy, Science and Technology Minister, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, is underscoring the need for greater female involvement in the field of information and communication technology (ICT). Speaking at the Girls in ICT Day seminar and exhibition, held at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston, on April 28, Dr. Wheatley acknowledged the role of local women in the industry, but…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat partners with Guyana for Girls in ICT Day

    CARICOM Secretariat partners with Guyana for Girls in ICT Day

    The CARICOM Secretariat, in collaboration with the Guyana Ministry of Education and other partners, will host a number of activities in Guyana from April 28– 29, 2016, to celebrate Girls in ICT. Among the activities that will be held are workshops on ICT related topics, Open/Career Day at various public and private sector locations, television and radio features on women and girls…

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  • Photo of Digicel (Guyana) helps promote ICT among Guyanese girls

    Digicel (Guyana) helps promote ICT among Guyanese girls

    Digicel (Guyana) teamed up with the country's National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) headquarters to promote and observe 'Girls in ICT Day', the phone company said in a statement. 'Girls in ICT' is an initiative of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and is a global effort to raise awareness on empowering and encouraging girls and young women to consider…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat to host Girls in ICT Day event today

    CARICOM Secretariat to host Girls in ICT Day event today

    The CARICOM Secretariat will be hosting an event on Thursday April 30, 2015 at its Headquarters from 9:00am-2:00pm to commemorate Girls in ICT Day . The event is being hosted as part of a mandate from the CARICOM Heads of Government based on their decision that there should be increased activity with regard to ICT and Youth in  2015 (and beyond). CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General Ambassador Manorma Soeknandan…

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  • Photo of Celebrating Girls in ICT – Girls Can Do It Too!

    Celebrating Girls in ICT – Girls Can Do It Too!

    Port of Spain, 29/4/15  – Over 130 girls of the Bishop's Centenary College were introduced to the limitless possibilities for women in ICTs to commemorate International Girls in ICT Day. The initiative is backed by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) member states to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the burgeoning…

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