CANTO, ITU & SIPOS Celebrate Girls in ICT Day 2015 – 23rd April 2015, Theme: “Girls and Women and Innovation”

CANTO, ITU & SIPOS Celebrate Girls in ICT Day 2015 – 23rd April 2015, Theme: “Girls and Women and Innovation”

Dear Members and ICT Stakeholders,

CANTO has partnered with the ITU to ensure that the Girls in ICT Day event is widely celebrated in the Caribbean region. Also, CANTO will recognize the most innovative initiative in celebration of the theme “Girls and Women and Innovation” organized in the region; at the CANTO 31st Annual Conference & Trade Exhibition to be held at the Hyatt Regency Miami, 26th – 31st July 2015 (www.canto.org).

On the 23rd of April, GIRLS IN ICT DAY, CANTO in collaboration with Soropotimist International of Port of Spain (SIPOS) will facilitate a one day Women and Girls in ICT Forum which will include a mobile application competition and exhibition. CANTO and SIPOS will host students from the Bishop Centennial College based in Trinidad & Tobago and the program will feature interactive speeches from successful women and girls in the community who are using ICT to develop and promote their businesses. In the mobile application competition, students will get the opportunity to design an application which would help women and girls to be more self-sufficient by utilizing ICTs. The exhibition will showcase ICT stakeholders and the latest products and technologies.

For further details on the Girls in ICT Day (www.girlsinict.org) and to organize your own event kindly see information letter from the ITU organisers below.

Regards,

Regenie F. Ch. Fräser
Secretary General CANTO
Desk: (868) 6220929/7448/3770/4781
Mobile: (868) 7350440/3552505
Fax: (868) 6223751
Email: rfraser@canto.org
www.canto.org