Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017
Date : 15 March 2017 (Wednesday); Time 10:30 am
Venue Bangladesh Computer Council Auditorium, BCC Bhaban, Agargaon, Dhaka
ICT Division – BCC, Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Bangladesh Women in Technology (BWIT), Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) organized the event pre launch of Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) Bangladesh, flagship project of UN ESCAP- APCICT
Hon’ble Minister of State, ICT Division, Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP, as the Chief Guest. H.E. Ms Julia Niblett, High Commissioner, Australian High Commission in Dhaka along with other dignitaries. More than 250 participants from different business association, government agencies, private sector, development organizations, Media and individuals (Professionals & Entrepreneurs) joined the event. Many women leaders also make the event more significant.
The discussants elaborated the WIFI Programme in details and its relevance to Digital Bangladesh as well as SDG 5, where women empowerment are main focus. The interactive part of the session was most exciting part of the event where various representatives from business associations asked queries on WIFI & expressed their interest to extend their support to make WIFI Bangladesh successful. The enthusiasm among the young entrepreneurs & participants ToT / Training of WIFI was also very strong. Will share you videos and photos soon which will give more visual impression about the event. A video message from Dr. Suk Rhee was played and much appreciated by the guests and participants.