dSkills@EA celebrates International Girls in ICT Day

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dSkills@EA celebrates International Girls in ICT Day

International Girls in ICT Day

The Centre of Excellence for ICT in East Africa is proud to be a hub of female empowerment in the ICT sector. Since the inception of the centre and the Master Programme in Embedded and Mobile Systems we have welcomed female ICT experts from all over the East African Region to get their Master’s degree in Arusha at NM-AIST. At NM-AIST they meet female role models in the lecturers and the university researchers. This is why we celebrate the International Girls in ICT Day today.

About International Girls in ICT Day

28 April is International Girls in ICT Day, established by the International telecommunication Union (ITU). Today, the day is celebrated in over 150 countries around the world. The goal of the special day is to highlight the role girls and women can play in ICT and to encourage them to pursue studies and careers in the technology sector. It shines a light on offers in training of coding, development of mobile applications and IT.