1 A Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) pre-launch event was held in Dhaka on 15 March 2017 under the leadership of the ICT Division and Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) and in cooperation with Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) and Bangladesh Women in Technology (BWIT).
2 Attended by more than 250 participants from government, development organizations, women entrepreneur associations, private sector, and academia, the event elaborated on the WIFI programme and its relevance to Digital Bangladesh, the country’s national ICT strategy.
3 Various stakeholders expressed their interest to extend support to WIFI implementation in Bangladesh. The event was graced by Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, Honorable State Minister, ICT Division and the Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh.
As our Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina emphasizes on women empowerment and promotion of ICT at every sphere of life, we like to reinforce our commitment to achieve the SDGs. We are highly optimistic that we would be able to create a pool of 30,000+ ....
The government will provide training to 30,000 women entrepreneurs by 2018 on IT for ensuring the optimum use of ICT in business plan, promotion and management. The Women and ICT Frontiers Initiative (WIFI) of UN Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (UN-APCICT) has launched .....
The WIFI modules are currently undergoing local translation by Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Developement (BIID).
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