International Girls in ICT Day

UoT celebrates Girls in ICT

This year, the event fell on April 27th, and was commemorated by the PNG University of Technology’s ICT Services Department.

ICT support officer, Reggie-Anne Banjua, outlined that by celebrating Girls in ICT, more girls and women will be encouraged to take up the traditionally male-dominated field.

Four main speakers joined the event today; they were representatives from the Department of ICT, the National Information and Communications Technology Authority, a PNG ICT Professionals representative and a Master’s student.

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Girls from schools in Port Moresby were invited a tour of the exposition where they were encouraged to choose a career path in the ICT sector.

The theme for this year’s International Girls Day in ICT is Access and Safety.

US Embassy Public Affairs Officer, Damian Wampler said with technology playing a huge role in today’s world, more girls and women are encouraged in the ICT space.

“This is a celebration of science and technology and women who will lead the future.