ICT Career Talk held at Central Women's University
Girls In ICT Day is celebrated to motivate girls and young women to work in ICT sector jobs on 4th Thursday in April all over the world. It's basically a one-day celebration, but here in Bangladesh, we celebrate it over a month. Bangladesh Open Source Network and Bangladesh Computer Council are organizing some event such as Career Fair, Bootcamps, Workshop, Open House Day, Roundtable discussion, online programming competitions, different quiz contest on many high schools to celebrate Girls In ICT Day.
Bangladesh Open Source Network organized a Career Talk at Central Women's University on 18th May 2017. Shahnaj Parvin, Computer Science Engineering department head of Central Women's University started the seminar with gratings. Munir Hasan, general secretary of Bangladesh Open Source Network talked to girls about future available careers. He discussed the skills needed for doing IC sector jobs. In order to get an ICT job, everyone should have 4 skills. These are being updated with the time, critical thinking, problem-solving and teamwork. Tabassum Chowdhury, business development manager and Sarah Kabir, public sector manager of Microsoft were also present there. They shared their experience on Microsoft and what skill require to join Microsoft. Students asked a lot of questions and Tabassum Chowdhury and Sarah Kabir answered all the questions. Sharmin Kabir, BdOSN Program Officer was also present there. She invited all the students to join Open House Day and She promised to organize a Grace Hopper Girls Programing Camp.
Bangladesh Open Souce Network is organizing many Seminars all over the Bangladesh. It also organizes a lot of programs like Grace Hopper Girls Programming Camp, Ada Lovelace Girls Programming Camp etc. It'll continue organizing camps, seminars, contests etc.