Festivals

International Girls in ICT Day 2019: Empower girls and young women

What is International Girls in ICT Day?: International Girls in ICT Day is observed every year on the fourth Thursday of April.  The day is an initiative supported by all ITU Member States in ITU Plenipotentiary Resolution 70 (Rev. Dubai, 2018), which intends to inspire and empower girls and young women to consider education and car​eers in the rising field of ICTs,​ allowing both girls and technology corporations to gain the benefits of larger female contribution in the ICT sector.

International Girls in ICT Day 2019

This year, in 2019 the International Girls in ICT Day is going to be celebrated on 25 April 2019. ​The ITU Secretary General invites ITU Member States, Sector Members, Associates and Academia to start up the events drawing attentions of a lot of girls and young women as possible.

International Girls in ICT Day Celebration

By now, more than 357,000 girls and young women have taken part in more than 11,100 festivities of International Girls in ICT Day in total number of 171 nations internationally.​ Government ministries, national ICT regulatory experts, ICT corporations, educational institutes, UN agencies, and NGOs around the world are all stimulated to join the worldwide effort and ​​to rejoice International Girls in ICT Day.

In 2019, ITU is going to celebrate the International Girls in ICT Day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The event will also going to help to enable girls, technology businesses, economies and societies to have the benefits of greater female partaking in a more wide-ranging ICT sector.

Quotes and Messages on Women Empowerment

On this great occasion we are here to provide you some of the best Quotes and messages on women empowerment that you will surely want send to your family and friends especially to the female ones on International Girls in ICT Day.

Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others. -Amelia Earhart

Woman must not accept; she must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression. -Margaret Sanger

We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored. -Sheryl Sandberg

If women are expected to do the same work as men, then we must teach them the same things. -Plato

Women are leaders everywhere you look — from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes. -Nancy Pelosi

I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say ‘yes, women can.’ -Dilma Roussete

Gender equality will only be reached if we are able to empower women. -Michelle Bachelet

The education and the empowerment of women throughout the world cannot fail to result in a more caring, tolerant, just and peaceful life for all. -Aung San Suu Kyi