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Girls in ICT Day, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


The International Girls in ICT Day is celebrated around the world on the 4th Thursday in April each year, with over 11,100 events held to date in 171 countries worldwide, reaching an estimated 357,000 girls. 

In 2019, ITU celebrated the ​​International Girls in ICT Day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

The event will welcome over 250 girls from local schools and leaders from government, private sector partners, UN agencies, NGOs and the educational community. ​Since its inception, Girls in ICT Day has been garnering tremendous support right across Africa, with events hosted at local schools, universities, ICT companies and government offices. 

The 2019 celebration promises to be a high-energy, educational showcase of the power and possibilities a career in technology can offer.​


Girls in ICT Day Celebration Programme (printable​ ​version​​​​​​​​​)​