Oracle Academy and Vocational Training Authority of Sri Lanka
Narahenpita, Sri Lanka, 2014, March 19
This event was organized by Oracle Academy in-collaboration with VTA Sri Lanka with participation from 181 girl students from VTA centres across the island.
The Marketing Manager, Oracle Corporate Citizenship at Oracle Corporation, Ms. Geetanjali Singh presented insights on careers in the ICT field and showed ways that the young girls could take advantage of the numerous opportunities ICTs have to offer. Director-Training, Mr. W. D. Fernando of Vocational Training Authority of Sri Lanka, addressed the audience by emphasizing that Girls Can Do ICT and that there are numerous advantages in the field
About VTA Sri Lanka - Vocational Training Authority operating under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Developments is providing the skills training for rural youth, while implementing the skills development programs under various fields, with the participation of employees in the field of vocational training exposing the rural youth to information technology and training them for entrepreneurship development. Further, this is the largest vocational training network in the island for private or public sector and the largest IT training network in private sector or public sector.
About Oracle Academy - Oracle Academy provides a complete portfolio of software, curriculum, hosted technology, faculty training, support, and certification resources to K-12, vocational, and higher education institutions for teaching use. Faculty can flexibly insert these resources into computer science and business programs, ensuring that students gain industry-relevant skills prior to entering the workforce. The Oracle Academy supports over 1.9 million students in 97 countries. To learn more, visit http://oracle.com/academy.