Practical Insights on Girls

My Lessons Learned Inspiring African Girls to Transform Their Digital Future

My Lessons Learned Inspiring African Girls to Transform Their Digital Future

Published on: May 27 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on My Lessons Learned Inspiring African Girls to Transform Their Digital Future
I want to connect underprivileged schoolgirls with role models to advance career exposure, entrepreneurship, and life skills development in Science, Technology,...
Apply Now: $2 Million Google Funding for Women and Girls Empowerment

Apply Now: $2 Million Google Funding for Women and Girls Empowerment

Published on: Mar 29 2021 by Wayan Vota - 29 Comments
Gender inequity is one of the most urgent challenges we face as a society. COVID-19 has put the economic future of women and girls at even greater risk. Solving...
The Power of Technology for Girls in COVID-19 Digital Response

The Power of Technology for Girls in COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Aug 05 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit women and girls hard. Beyond the threat of the virus itself, they face a heightened risk of gender-based violence, economic stress...
What Drives Myanmar’s Gender Digital Divide?

What Drives Myanmar’s Gender Digital Divide?

Published on: Dec 03 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What Drives Myanmar’s Gender Digital Divide?
Myanmar is currently undergoing a technological revolution concurrent with systemic political and economic change. As the country transitions to a democratic, market-based...
Top Takeaways from UNESCO and UN Women’s Mobile Learning Week

Top Takeaways from UNESCO and UN Women’s Mobile Learning Week

Published on: Mar 09 2015 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
UNESCO and UN Women’s recent Mobile Learning Week conference in Paris was an ICT-focused event that brought together over 1,000 participants from more than 70...
Gender-Violence 2.0: The Digital Safety Gap for Women

Gender-Violence 2.0: The Digital Safety Gap for Women

Published on: Jan 12 2015 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Technology not only has the power to connect people, but also the power to reinforce and disseminate social and cultural structures and help normalize gender roles....
London Technology Salon: How Can We Empower Women and Girls with Mobiles?

London Technology Salon: How Can We Empower Women and Girls with Mobiles?

Published on: Mar 05 2013 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
We would be delighted to invite you to RSVP to join a select cohort of thought leaders and decision makers for the first Technology Salon in London, where Henriette...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for April 11 – 24, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for April 11 – 24, 2012

Published on: Apr 24 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for April 11 – 24, 2012
Happy International Girls in ICT Day! Two years ago the ITU passed a resolution to implement Girls in ICT Day on the fourth Tuesday of every April. Girls...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for January 17-31, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for January 17-31, 2012

Published on: Jan 31 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for January 17-31, 2012
Made in Africa: Africa’s first handheld tablet, developed by Verone Mankou of the Republic of Congo, went on sale in Brazzaville and Pointe Noire yesterday...
Girls and ICTs: New ICT4D Report on Digital and Urban Frontiers for Girls

Girls and ICTs: New ICT4D Report on Digital and Urban Frontiers for Girls

Published on: Oct 18 2010 by Linda Raftree - 1 Comment
The urban and digital environments are the 21st century’s fastest-growing spheres. Both offer enormous potential for girls around the world, but prejudice...