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International Girls in ICT Day 2013 events

​​​​​​​​​​​​​International Telecommunication Union​

Geneva, Switzerland, 2013, April 25​
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Every year on the fourth Thursday in April, ITU and the global technology community celebrate 'Girls in ICT Day', an awareness-raising initiative designed to celebrate women's contribution to the technology industry and promote tech careers to a new generation of girls with an interest in science and maths.

Since its inception in 2010, the day has been gaining massive global momentum around the world, with over 1,300 events organized in 90 countries in 2012, and even more set to take place in 100+ countries spanning 13 time zones during the course of the day today.

At ITU headquarters in Geneva, a compelling programme was held around the theme 'Discover, Learn and Share'. Co-organized by ITU and the US Mission in Geneva, the event welcomed over 70 schoolgirls aged 14-17 from local Swiss and French schools, and kicked off with a tour of ITU's interactive tech learning facility, ICT Discovery, followed by workshops around four topics: satellites, coding, mobile app creation, and digital videography.

It concluded with a lunch with female professionals from  ITU, the US Mission and the Swiss Engineering Network.

Please find attached the remarks from H.E. Mrs Betty E. King, Ambassador of the United Sates to the United Nations in Geneva and from Mr Philippe Metzger, BDT Deputy Director

More pictures can be seen directly on http://www.flickr.com/photos/itupictures/sets/72157633221090112/

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