​​​​NICTA, Computers And Internet Technology Services (CAITS)​

Kokopo, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea, 2016, April 28​

GirlsInICTechWeek from Monday 25-28th April to commemorate GirlsInICT Day. 3 Grade 12 students from 7 selected Secondary schools in East New Britain will participate in the week learning of ICT and complete the learning with Site Visit to ICT organisations on the actual Girls In ICT Day.

This will be the 2nd year running for GirlsInICTechWeek in Kokopo, East New Britain.

The girls will be encouraged to choose ICT as their choice of study for tertiary and to apply in the NICTA Girls In ICT Scholarship that started this year 2016.

From the 19 girls that participated in the GirlsInICTechWeek 2015, 2 have gone for further studies in Computer Science and Computer Technology.

GirlsInICTechWeek program will look to collaborate with the PNG Education Division in East New Britain.

Major sponsor for GirlsInICTechWeek is NICTA - ICT Authority in PNG

Thank you for this opportunity to empower our young girls to pursue in this industry.