MainOne Asks Nigeria Women To Join ICT As Career

MainOne of the leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa has asks Nigeria women to join ICT as Career. Jumoke Akande, The marketing manager at MainOne said there where less women in Information And Communication Technology (ICT) In Nigeria and has urge Girls and Womens to pursue ICT Related Careers Job, While Speaking During The International Girls In ICT Day, Which was Hosted By e-Business Life Communications Limited in Lagos.

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She Added Saying: We believe that improving the number of girls in ICT careers creates a more balanced and inclusive society. Therefore, it is important that we encourage girls to expand their horizons, to empower and enable them overcome whatever limiting mindsets and fears they might have regarding pursuing careers in ICT.

She Said MainOne Aimed To Encourage Technology Careers For Nigeria Girls, At MainOne, our goal is to provide girls of all ages with support, mentorship and the motivation to pursue ICT-driven careers, eventually becoming active role models themselves to the next generation of girls.

MainOne CEO Ms. Funke Opeke Is is an International Telecommunications Union female role model and believes this cycle is necessary to create better opportunities for our girls and revert the gender imbalance in technology,” She Added.

The CEO Of eBusiness Life Communications, Ufuoma Emuophedaro, appreciated MainOne for its efforts in expediting digital literary campaigns and called on other stakeholders to join hands to invest in girls and young women by supporting the ‘Girls in ICT’ campaign and empowering them, giving them the confidence to pursue.

The Girls in ICT Day, celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday in April, is an awareness-raising initiative designed to promote studies and careers in technology to a new generation of girls and young women with an interest in becoming ICT enthusiasts.

The theme for this year’s celebration was “Expanding Horizons and Changing Attitudes” The event was attended by the Minister of Communications, representatives from IT companies and other industry stakeholders.

Source: Punch Newspaper

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