International Girls in ICTs will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary this year via a virtual event on 22 April 2021. In this regard, ITU invites stakeholders to contribute to the celebration by organizing programs, trainings, and activities during the year.
International Girls in ICT Day is an opportunity for girls and young women to see and experience ICTs in a new light encouraging them to consider a future in technology. Since 2011, over 377,000 girls and young women have taken part in more than 11,400 celebrations of International Girls in ICT Day in 171 countries worldwide.
The Girls in ICT initiative of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is a global effort to raise awareness on empowering and encouraging girls and young women to consider studies and careers in ICTs. The initiative is committed to celebrate and commemorate the International Girls in ICT Day on the fourth Thursday of every April as established by the ITU membership.
More information can be found on the official webpage.