Bangladesh Open source Network (BdOSN) started celebrating International Girls in ICT Day 2017 on 21st April 2017.
Along with other programs to celebrate the occasion, ICT Open House Day (Seeing is Believing) is one of them that aims to help the women to be introduced with the ICT companies and organization.
On 25th April, the first visit was at JoomShaper, one of the leading Software Companies. There were 8 visitors in total visited the place.
The Founder & CEO of JoomShaper Mr. Kawshar Ahmed explained how he started his company with the visitors. He also shared with the girls that he is currently looking for an experienced & skilled worker for his team and he shared the opportunity of women to work in such fields.
Mr. Rayhan the technical writer of JoomShaper gave a brief about how to be technical writer & all the things.
There were participants from AIUB, BRAC University and national university. Jesira Sultana from AIUB shared her opinion quoting that the visit was very effective for her. She had seen the real environment of a software company that she dreams to build her career in. Umme Hanie Esha from National University was very excited sharing that ‘ I never have visited any IT company but being here today made me very motivational to build my career in the IT field.
Farhana Sharmin Tithi, the coordinator of the visit from BdOSN expects that the visit will have create an effect on the participants’ views and planning of an IT company. Arranging such future session could bring more girls in the ICT fields, she expects.