International Girls in ICT Day 2021

Mrs Martha Omoekpen Alade,  Founder of WITIN receiving the Girls in ICT Prize 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland

Girls in ICT Day is marked globally and annually on the fourth Thursday in April.   An initiative by United Nations International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Member States in Plenipotentiary Resolution 70 to generate a global environment that encourages girls and women to pursue careers in information and communication technologies (ICT); the world’s fastest growing sector.

WITIN is a pioneer of Girls in ICT Day Celebrations globally.    A 2013 “Tech Needs Girls” partner of the ITU, winning several international Awards. WITIN is in special consultative status with the United Nations.

International Day of the Girl Child  2020

The International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated annually on 11th October. This year, we are inspiring girls ages 9-16 to shape their future as leaders in the #4ir this Sunday, October 11 as we mark the #DayOfTheGirl . Our slogan is “On your mark, Girls Go”

WITIN founder would speak on “The Future of Girls in the Fourth Industrial Revolution(4IR)” while our girls alumnae would share their exciting tech journey

Girls in ICT Interventions | 2012-2020

Girls in ICT 2020 LeaderBoard

Our Response to COVID-19

Our Response to COVID 19

Our Response to COVID 19

Girls in ICT Day 2020 Events and Celebrations

Women in Technology in Nigeria(WITIN) targets 5000 girls in Nigeria  from ages 9-18 for Girls in ICT 2020 interventions.  Girls …
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2019 

#GirlsinICT – State of Osun

GIRLS REACHED:1000; 
LOCATION: Osun State.
Below are the 20 public schools impacted with our STEM outreaches in the state of Osun in 2019 via …
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#GirlsinICT – Kano

GIRLS REACHED: >800; 
LOCATION: Kano State.
Girls learnt:
Leadership in STEM 
Careers in ICT
Coding with Scratch
Digital Story Telling
Via Teachers.Ng, Africa Code Week and …
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#GirlsinICT – Kano II

GIRLS REACHED: 1000; 
LOCATION: Kano State.
Girls learnt:
Leadership in STEM 
Careers in ICT
Computational Thinking
Coding with Scratch
Digital Story Telling
Via Teachers.Ng, Africa Code Week …
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