Tag Archives: gender equality

GEM-TECH awards: Nominate a leader in ICT gender equality!

Companies, government offices, NGOs and individuals are urged to get their nominations in for the annual Gender Equality and Mainstreaming in Technology (GEM-TECH) Awards, a joint ITU/UN Women prize recognizing outstanding efforts in using the power of information and communication technology (ICT) to empower women and girls. Online nominations are open until 23:59 EDT on […]

Girls Get Inspired on Girls in ICT Day

On April 15th, 2014 I had the great pleasure of taking part of Girls in ICT Day at ITU Headquarters in Geneva. Only in its 4th year as a UN recognized International Day, Girls in ICT Day has truly been a global success. With companies, governments and civil society all playing their role in promoting […]

ITU celebrates International Women’s Day

Women play a key role in reducing poverty and promoting social and economic development for themselves, their families and their countries. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) can provide women and girls an education and job training, promote literacy, improve access to health care, and enable the exercise of legal rights and participation in government. In […]

Women with the Wave – a clarion call for more female characters and positive portrayals of girls and women

It gave me great pleasure to deliver my keynote address at the Women with the Wave: High Level Forum on Digital Inclusion of Women and Girls in the beautiful city of Seoul. It was an opportunity to share a few personal stories of experiences that has led me down new paths – paths that were […]