Girls in ICT 2017, Bangladesh

International Girls in ICT Day is an initiative backed by all ITU Member States. It aims to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing field of information and communication technologies (ICTs). International Girls in ICT Day is celebrated on the 4th Thursday in April every year.

On International Girls in ICT Day all stakeholders are encouraged to organize events with the vision to empower and encourage girls and young women to consider studies and careers in the growing field of ICTs. The ITU Secretary General invites ITU Member States, Sector Members, Associates and Academia to organize events attracting as many girls and young women as possible. Ministries of ICT, Education, Labour, Youth, National ICT Regulatory Authorities, ICT companies, academic institutions, relevant UN agencies, NGOs and other stakeholders are all encouraged to celebrate and commemorate the day.The main goal is to make girls and young women aware of the vast possibilities offered by ICTs and give them the confidence to pursue ICT studies and careers. In addition to focusing on girls, the initiative aims to raise awareness among parents, teachers and others influences in girls’ lives.

Come and Join us!

Explore Our Events

Contest and Quiz

Nationwide online programming contest for high school girls and university female students. Free online registration is required. Toppers will be invited to join gala event on 28th April, 2017 Dhaka

Round Table Discussion

Discussion on supporting more girls in ICT. Strategy planning on creating and expanding scopes and opportunities within country and across the world. Leading personnel will join this round table discussion.

Internship & Placement

To ensure a long term engagement & permanent, we match make with the interested ones with the organizations. This year we will support around 40 girls & women by arranging internship for them.

Career Talks

8 Career Talks, five in Dhaka & two in Rajshahi and one in Chittagong will be arranged. An open floor to exchange ideas between the students and the speakers will be given focused on these Career Talks.

Innovation Boot Camp

Listening to female role models and icons - In the grand gala of the Girls in ICT, Bangladesh programme. Here we will invite the female technology leaders of the country to share their experiences and motivate us.

Organizers

Co-organizers

Sponsors

ICTD Partnere

Open House Partners