ITU celebrate International Girls in ICT Day on 4th Thursday of April and accordingly today is that gala day. The difference is we are celebrating girls in ICT for a month with different programme.
Today, to celebrate the day, we have organized a Girls Innovation Boot Camp from 9.30 am to 4:30 pm in the Conference Room of Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC), ICT Tower, Agargaon.
Mr. Mohammad Mahdee Uz Zaman, Director, Virtue Stream, USA and DELL EMC magically engaged the 52 participants came from different part o Bangladesh in the workshop. The participants were taught about some very basic skills of starting a business and it will gradually proceed with transforming an Idea into a Product.
The Girls Innovation Boot Camp earned its highest success in terms of participants' active interaction, learning and sharing. One of the participants came from Chittagong shared that, though she was a student of MBA, but attending the session did not make any difference for students with non-IT background.
These girls will be under a yearlong mentorship so they can continue their activities here.
The participants were handed over certificates at the end of the workshop in presence of General Secretary Mr. Munir Hasan, Abed Chaudhury, the Bangladeshi geneticist and science writer living in Australia, Mr. Ananya Raihan, CEO of Dnet and representatives from Bangladesh Computer Council and ICT Division.
This workshop under International Girls in ICT has been organized by Bangladesh Open Source Network (BdOSN), Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC), BWIT and BRAC IT Services Limited (BiTS) and co-organized by ASUS, Genex and JoomShaper. Chakri dot com is the career partner of the program.