International Girls in ICT Day is an initiative backed by ITU Member States in Plenipotentiary Resolution 70 (Rev. Busan, 2014) to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider studies and careers in the growing field of information and communication technologies. Resolution 70 calls for all ITU members to celebrate and commemorate International Girls in ICT Day on the fourth Thursday of April every year.
Information and Communication Technologies have been invaluable during the COVID-19 pandemic. It has help us to stay connected, and also keeping our vital services and businesses ongoing.
The International Telecommunication Union is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for all matters related to information and communication technologies. Established in 17th May of 1865 as the International Telegraph Union it is one of the oldest international organizations in operation.
The International Girls in ICT Day aims to inspire a global movement to increase the representation of girls and women in technology. Today, let’s recommit to the goal of equal access for young women and girls to opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math in an interview by two wonderful women in ICT, an IT Enthusiast and A Blogger.
in their interview, these two young ladies share their view in ICT, they also gave out what ICT has made them up to and the experience they have acquire so far.
On the EKA SEN SHOW, host by Oseadiyo Kwame Efa , they spoke about how IT is changing the world globally and how girls must take interest in IT to be part of it. Also they spoke about how Technology is making productivity easy and convenient.
International Girls in ICT Day, established by ITU and celebrated in over 150 countries around the world, celebrates girls and young women and encourages them to pursue studies and careers in the technology sector through training of coding, development of mobile applications and IT.