The International Girls in ICT Day is celebrated on each 4th Thursday in April, when girls will have the possibility to get themselves acquainted with the opportunities for education and work in the ICT field. The objective is to make ICT familiar to girls, and to present to them the jobs within this sector, as well as to motivate them to opt for a career related to these technologies.
International Girls’ Day is an initiative launched through Resolution 70 (Guadalajara) ITU with the idea creating a global environment that will empower and encourage girls and young women to consider careers in the field of information and communication technologies.
Anyone can celebrate this day and activities can include career talks, opportunities to visit ICT-related companies and laboratories to see how exciting working in technical fields can be.
Who organizes it?
Typically ministries of Communication and Women Affairs, Education, National Regulatory Authorities, Private Sector Companies, Academic Institutions and NGOs.
Learn more about Girls in ICT Day and see how you can participate and motivate a young lady to explore technology.