Tag Archives: Women in ICT


The pre-event meetings on 9 June 2014, on the eve of the WSIS High-Level event, will give us an opportunity to take stock of achievements, brainstorm on future outcomes and build a common vision beyond 2015. The WSIS+10 Pre-Event Meetings are scheduled to be organized at ITU (Montbrillant and Varembé Buildings), where the WSIS Forum […]

Broadband for improving the lives of women – and their families

Empowering women through ICTs has a direct link to social and economic development. Some of the most powerful ways to advance development focus on increasing women’s access to education, healthcare and financial services. This in turn allows women to improve their quality of life and that of their families. Evidence for the importance of women as […]

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 […]