International Telecommunication Union
Geneva, Switzerland, 2012, May 16
International Girls in ICT Day 2012 succeeded in empowering over 30,000 girls and young women on 26 April 2012. More than 1,320 national and local Girls in ICT Day events were held in some 90 countries this year. Each event introduced girls and young women to the growing opportunities offered by a career in ICTs.
ITU organized a special session during the World Summit on the Information Society Forum on 16 May 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland to showcase 15 Girls in ICT Day events from Africa, the Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, CIS and Europe. The showcasing session culminated with the participants being awarded ITU certificates of recognition for their hard work and commitment to empowering women through ICTs.
All event organizers around the world will receive this certificate of recognition from ITU and all 2012 Girls in ICT Day events organized will be featuring on the Girls in ICT Portal, including pictures and videos. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have not yet sent us information about your event!
More pictures are available at this address
Additional document: programme_-final ITU switzerland 2012.docx