New Delhi, April 28, 2016: On the occasion of International ‘Girls in ICT Day’, girl students of Class IX of Apeejay School, Pitampura attended a Global Mentoring Event ‘Girls Power Tech’, at Apeejay School, Noida in April 2016. Apeejay Stya & Svran Group partnered in the event in association with Cisco. This initiative is a part of the United Nation's drive to inspire girls to pursue careers in Information & Communication Technology (ICT).
Cisco defined the event as a celebration of girl power or contribution of the female gender in the ICT sector. Scope of ICT careers for women were discussed in great depth including its various functional areas including Sales, Marketing, R&D, Operations, Finance, HR, etc., apart from the core competencies in technology and innovations. Immense possibilities in the dynamic realm of Cloud Computing were also explained to the highly interested girl students who asked several questions to clear their doubts during the interactive sessions.
The ICT sector, undoubtedly, promises to offer lucrative career opportunities to girls. Such initiatives exhibit that women are potent catalysts for change in society, and Technology being an enabler that can support them in accomplishing extraordinary things.