Practical Insights on Women

How to Ensure Long-Term Sustainability for a Computer Lab

How to Ensure Long-Term Sustainability for a Computer Lab

Published on: Mar 24 2014 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Thanks to funding from the Internet Society Community Grant Program as well as from the Information Society Innovation Fund (isif.asia) a computer learning...
3 Signs That Women Are Gaining Power in the ICT Industry

3 Signs That Women Are Gaining Power in the ICT Industry

Published on: Mar 08 2014 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. It’s a time to acknowledge how women’s positions have improved and where work still needs to happen. And the...
Mobile Phones, Like All Technologies, Are Gender Neutral

Mobile Phones, Like All Technologies, Are Gender Neutral

Published on: May 10 2013 by Wayan Vota - 16 Comments
At the first Technology Salon in London, we had a very thoughtful discussion on the implications of gender in using mobile technologies to stimulate social and...
How Gender Influences Mobile Technologies for Development

How Gender Influences Mobile Technologies for Development

Published on: May 08 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Gender Influences Mobile Technologies for Development
  The very first Technology Salon to take place in London occurred just three days after the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) announced that...
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 Good, Bad and Great News about Women on the Web in Developing Countries

The Good, Bad and Great News about Women on the Web in Developing Countries

Published on: Feb 01 2013 by Kristin Peterson - Comments Off on The Good, Bad and Great News about Women on the Web in Developing Countries
Just weeks ago Intel announced a groundbreaking new report focused on Women and the Web in developing countries. The report was released as the lead-in at a vibrant...
Apply Now for TechWomen: a Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program

Apply Now for TechWomen: a Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program

Published on: Dec 19 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now for TechWomen: a Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program
Harnessing the power of business, technology and innovation, TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in technology sectors from the Middle East and Africa together...
How to Win the GSMA mWomen Design Challenge? Give Women Mangos

How to Win the GSMA mWomen Design Challenge? Give Women Mangos

Published on: Dec 14 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How to Win the GSMA mWomen Design Challenge? Give Women Mangos
Wednesday was the last day to submit your entry for the GSMA mWomen Design Challenge to redefine the user experience of mobile phones to meet the needs of resource-poor...
TechCamp Tel-Aviv: Increasing Women’s Empowerment with ICTs

TechCamp Tel-Aviv: Increasing Women’s Empowerment with ICTs

Published on: Jul 11 2012 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
For many years Israel has been considered a high-tech hub producing some of the worlds leading technologies. In fact, Israel has the largest concentration of...
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...