The International Day of Girls in ICT ( Girls in ICT Day ) is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of April. This year will be the 27th of April. It is an initiative of the ITU , specialized agency of the United Nations for Information Technology and Communication, which aims to create a global environment that empowering girls and young women and encourage them to consider a career in the field of ICT .
Since it launched the Day of Girls in ICT have participated more than 240,000 girls and young women, in more than 7,200 events in 160 countries around the world. We want there to add? From the Technical Office Network point we want to encourage all ICT promoters and facilitators to organize some activity within the framework of this day. Empower and encourage girls to know the technologies and opportunities that they can offer is a task for everyone, of course, also the ICT point.
Workshops, contests, free, open ... You can do many different activities. The part of how to get involved in the day you will find a number of ideas and suggestions that can help you think about how you joined the initiative. You can also check this article: 5 tips for planning a Girls in ICT Day event .
MujeresTech Summit 2017
In Catalonia there is a scheduled activity within the framework of this day. These MujeresTech Summit 2017 , an event organized by Women Tech . Focus on increasing the visibility of women who advance and apply science data in areas of high impact. It will be Thursday, April 27, at the Campus of Communication at the University Pompeu Fabra.
It also announced the activities that will take place soon, such as Degree in Mathematical Science Data , during Summer Girls Date in Science (for students of 3rd and 4th ESO), launching the 2017 edition of the competition Wisibilízalas and actions GirlsTech for girls 10-12 years.