Alicia Keys, Global Creative Director, Blackberry. talks about a new era for Blackberry as a platform for creativity and productive life for women. She said the two words that matter most to Blackberry is Ambition and Collaboration. In her words, "Blackberry champion ambition by not only making life efficient but also by making it more fullfilling".Read More
WSIS Forum 2013 ended 17 May 2013. ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP welcomed all WSIS Stakeholders to the Forum 2013. WITIN participated in the Women and ICT careers Section (by ITU/WICTAD) which held at
Room H, ITU Montbrillant Building. Read More
Geneva, 10 May, 2013 – The Secretary-General of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Dr Hamadoun I. Touré today appointed the First Lady of Nigeria and President of the African First Ladies Peace Mission, Her Excellency Dame (Dr) Patience Goodluck Jonathan, as ITU’s Child Online Protection (COP) Champion.
The Group of 5 young girls, Adeola Augustina Fasan, Abisola Chinonye Jegede, Chiemerie Mary Okoro, Joy Ayomide Olufemi, and Chikodili Grace Ozoagu. that represented Nigeria in the 2013 Technovation Challenge came up with TrafficApp, a brilliant solution to address a rampant traffic problem.
Twitter has been recently taken over by tech teen girls who came to pitch their solutions to the world after emerging as Technovation Challenge Regional winners in a worldwide competition organized by Iridescent, a science and engineering education non-profit and the Office of Naval Research to get girls excited about careers in ICT.
On April 25, Ann Mei Chang, Senior Advisor for Women and Technology, Department of State was a guest speaker at the inaugural high-level conference organized by Women in Technology in Nigeria (WITIN) in Lagos.
On Girls in ICT Day and during a networking lunch at the European Parliament; Dr Touré accompanied ITU partners Cisco, Intel and WITIN (Women in Technology in Nigeria) in awarding Tech Needs Girls prizes to five talented young individuals for innovative technology-based projects.See Video
This was introduced and tagged Grassroots Women Empowerment through ICT by WITIN to present women especially those living in rural and marginalized communities, an opportunity to get connected to the world.
GWEIT is designed for women in the 36 states of Nigeria.
WITIN’s annual Tech4D stakeholder's forum was held on 4th October 2012. This forum was organized to sensitize stakeholders on the prevalent benefits and challenges arising as a result of the increasing awareness and use of ICT by the child.