Sri Lanka Chapter
Category: Sustainable Development Goals Support
Girls in Technology is a community based initiative to build a multi stakeholder platform to increase schoolgirls participation in emerging internet technology careers. The project will address the root cause by designing a coding and IoT extracurricular to help grade 9 girls to select ICT subject at grade 10. The project team is made by 71 members: ICT teachers, university students and technology professionals. The innovative aspect of program is the coding club techno-extracurricular used to improve analytical, logical and creative thinking with IoT, using internet and STEM educational resources. The pilot project will empower 40 ICT teachers, 40 University students and 2000 students.