Girls in ICT

The National Communications Authority (NCA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Communications and Technology (MoCT) organized a virtual event to celebrate the Girls in ICT Day. Girls In ICT Day is ITU initiative that celebrates girls in ICT around the world. There were around 60 participants from Academics, Schools, innovation hubs, and civil society. Many topics relating to Girls in ICT were discussed during the live webinar, including the challenges and opportunists for women in studying and working in the ICT sector in Somalia. The participants welcomed the initiative which will be a yearly event. The objective is to inspire girls and young women to consider studies and careers in the ICT field, to join the tech industry and to achieve gender equality, and to bridge the gender digital divide in line with the 2030 agenda for sustainable development goals.
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