International #GirlsinICT Day 2023
International Girls in ICT Day is an annual event celebrated on the fourth Thursday of April to encourage and empower girls and young women to pursue careers in information and communication technologies (ICT). The event aims to raise awareness about the gender gap in the ICT sector and inspire girls to consider ICT-related careers. International Girls in ICT Day will be celebrated on 27th April 2023 by International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
Celebrating #GirlsinICT Day 2023 by NCB
The National Computer Board (NCB) operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology is organising a Short Video Competition (SVC) to celebrate International Girls in ICT Day 2023.
The Digital & Social Media marketing for Women-led SMEs’ project of NCB was submitted for WSIS Prizes 2021 for Mauritius.
Out of a total of 1270 submissions, 360 projects including ours was shortlisted for voting and was awarded “Champion” project among the top 5 in its category C7 E-Business.
Short Video Competition (SVC)
The short video competition is a contest open to secondary students in Mauritius from grade 11 and 12 to create a short video. The selected videos will be judged by an independent panel.