The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organizes Girls' ICT Day annually on April 22, and this year marks its 10th anniversary. The purpose of the festival is to close the gender gap in the field of communication and information technology, to strengthen the capacity of women around the world, and to inspire them in the framework of the Global Sustainable Development Goals.
Due to the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, this year's festival will be held as part of a virtual event through social media and digital platforms.
The following events are organized by the ITU. These include:
- Online training on coding
- Web-based Robotics Trainings
- Virtual Hackathon
- Mobile Application Building
- STEAM Learning
- Online blogging Competition
- Live Dialogues
- Technology for Good online innovation challenges
The ITU will also host the International Women in Communications and Information Technology Summit on April 22, 2021, at 22:00 Ulaanbaatar time. We invite strong women in the field of communication and information technology of Mongolia to participate in this conference. Don’t forget to share your activities using the #GirlsinICT hashtag, and submit at https://www.itu.int/net4/ITU-D/GICT/login.asp your event to the Girls in ICD Day Events map on the Portal.
To attend the conference, please visit https://itu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UCM2hcoLTJGfQPKSiKXsmA.