International #GirlsinICT Day

Established by ITU, International #GirlsinICT Day is celebrated in over 150 countries around the world.
There is an estimated shortfall of over two million skilled ICT professionals worldwide. Despite the obvious benefits, many girls never even consider a career in ICTs. The ICT sector is a growing sector for employment and a key economic factor underpinning both national and international development in both developed and developing countries.

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Celebrating #GirlsinICT Day 2022 by NCB

The National Computer Board supported this year’s International #GirlsinICT Day with the following events:

Boot Camp

A Boot Camp was organised during Easter school Holidays targeting students of State colleges, of Grades 10, where the participants were introduced to block coding, programmable devices, robotics...

ICT Role Models

To grace the event #GirlsinICT Day the NCB showcased various facets of ICT careers through video interviews of women actively working or pursuing studies in the field (role models). The video clips are being shared on social ...

Girls in ICT Awards Ceremony

An awards ceremony was held on the 21st July 2022, at the Caudan Arts Centre, Port Louis to present the awards to the Winning Team of each zone.

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.

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