GSMA marks Girls in ICT Day

The GSMA celebrated the annual ITU International Girls in ICT Day with a series of events across its global footprint aimed at encouraging and empowering young women to explore career opportunities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) areas and helping companies worldwide reap the benefits of greater female participation in the tech sector. The day was held on Thursday 26 April and also celebrated the mobile industry’s contribution to SDG 5: Gender Equality and SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.

The 2018 ITU International Girls in ICT Day was marked by events run by local GSMA offices in Atlanta, Barcelona, Brussels, Dubai, Hong Kong, London and Nairobi.