Friday, 26 April 2013

Rwanda marks Girls in ICT Day


Students watch closely as Clarisse Iribagiza, the CEO of Hehe Ltd demonstrates how to use mobile applications, during the Girls  in ICT Day celebrations in Kigali. 
Rwanda yesterday joined the rest of the world to mark the International Girls in ICT Day, in an event held at Lycée Notre Dame des Citeaux School.
The event brought together about 100 students from six secondary schools in Kigali to share experiences with the leading women in the ICT industry in Rwanda. It was marked under the theme , “Expanding Horizons and Changing Attitudes.”

“ICT is a very exciting and a rewarding career that can help transform people’s lives both socially and economically. I encourage Rwandan girls to consider pursuing ICT as a career,” said Jean Philbert Nsengimana, the Minister of Youth and ICT.


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