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Women and Girls in ICT

Talking Tech: Women and Girls in ICT is a series is brought to you by the ITU and UNICC, and supported by the GSMA and the EQUALS global partnership. In their latest video, Tamina Rauf, a Biomedical Student at the University of Oslo, interviews Laxmi Akkaraju, Chief Strategy ...

Driving Digital Transformation for Women and Girls through Mobile: Unlocking the Potential of Small States

In partnership with the Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network, the ITU, EQUALS, UNCDF and the ITC we took part in a webinar celebrating International Girls in ICT Day. The webinar explored how digital technologies have become a powerful force for social and economic ...

Asia Pacific Tech4Girls 3D Digital Design Workshop

During the COVID-19 lockdown period, the GSMA Asia Pacific hosted an online STEM workshop for 20 student girls in Hong Kong on April 26 to support the International Girls for ICT Day on April 23. We worked with the Church of Grace in Resurrection, an NGO in Hong Kong, and ...

Girls in ICT Day 2020

GSMA is proud to support Girls in ICT Day 2020 on behalf of the mobile industry. This year’s theme is ‘expand horizons, change attitudes’. Mobile operators are working hard to expand the horizons of every girl by increasing access to mobile internet and mobile money while ...

GSMA Tech4Girls Arrives in Brazil to Encourage Girls into STEM Careers

According to UNESCO, only 35 per cent of STEM students in higher education globally are women. Following its goal of correcting this gap and contributing towards SDG#5: Gender equality, on 4 December GSMA Latin America ran its first Tech4Girls workshop in Brazil. The event ...

Tech4Girls Partners with the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

GSMA North America is happy to announce a yearlong partnership with Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta to co-host a series of four hands-on “Girl, Find your Voice” AI STEM workshops in 2019-2020 to increase self-confidence and interest in technology.  Girls will learn coding ...

Head of Europe presents an Ada Award for Girls in Tech

On 16 October, Afke Schaart, VP and Head of Europe, GSMA, presented one of the Ada Awards for Girls in Tech, organised by the Digital Leadership Institute in the Google Atelier in Brussels. “Take all challenges as opportunities,” advised Ms. Mariya Gabriel, European ...

GSMA Tech4Girls initiative wins 2019 Women Economic Forum Award for its direct impact on gender equality

5 August, 2019, Cartagena, Colombia: The GSMA was selected by the Women Economic Forum (WEF) as a recipient of its 2019 award in the category “Iconic Company Creating a Better World for All” for its GSMA Tech4Girls initiative. Paula Ferrari, Regional Marketing Director, ...

Latest GSMA Tech4Girls in Argentina: girls from Córdoba learn to programme a social impact mobile app

The university and workplace gender gap in technology is a global reality, and Argentina is no exception. To help solve this problem, we held a Tech4Girls workshop last week in Córdoba to illustrate the benefits of tech industry careers to girls and young women. The ...

Highlights & Photos: Celebrating International Girls in ICT Day

For the sixth year, the GSMA supported ITU International Girls in ICT Day by launching its Tech4Girls programme globally through a series of events at its offices around the world in Atlanta, Barcelona, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Dubai, Hong Kong, and London. The GSMA hosted ...

GSMA Asia Pacific Tech4Girls Workshop in Hong Kong

The GSMA is supporting ITU International Girls in ICT Day for a sixth year by launching its Tech4Girls programme globally through a series of events at its offices around the world. On 7 May 2019, GSMA Asia Pacific region hosted a Tech4Girls robotics and coding workshop for ...

Tech4Girls: inspiring girls to develop an interest in technology throughout the continent

As part of the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women and EQUALS, GSMA North America and GSMA Latin America joined forces to host a Tech4Girls workshop for girls from different communities in New York. Supporting partners included The Trust for the Americas – ...

GSMA’s programme Tech4Girls wins 2018 Corporate Citizen of the Americas Award from the Organization of American States

The Trust for the Americas, Affiliated with the OAS, Recognized Tech4Girls for Promoting Economic Opportunities and Skills Development for Girls and Women. 13 December 2018, Washington, D.C.: The Trust for the Americas has selected GSMA as a winner of the 2018 Corporate ...