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FCC Welcomes TechGirls

September 4, 2014 - 12:43 PM by Anita Dey, Chief, Regional & Bilateral Affairs Branch, Strategic Analysis and Negotiations Division, International Bureau
Left to right: Mindel De La Torre (Chief, International Bureau), Imene Benzenache (TechGirl), Shahdan Abd El Kareem (TechGirl), Anita Dey, Isabelle Styslinger (IB/SAND Intern), Ena Dekanic (IB/SAND Legal Fellow). Recently, the International Bureau hosted two remarkable
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FCC Hosts TechGirls

July 16, 2013 - 05:13 PM by Anita Dey , Senior Regional Specialist for Asia and Lead, Women’s Initiative, International Bureau
On July 11, we were delighted to welcome four ambitious girls from the Middle East and North Africa who are participating in the State Department’s TechGirls exchange program. Lina Benamer from Libya, Hafssa Kouskous from Morocco, Seba Salim from Yemen, and Assia Zemir from Algeria
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Encouraging the Growth of Women’s Technical Talent

April 25, 2013 - 09:49 AM by Monique Jeanne Morrow, Cisco
I am a proud engineer and technologist, but it has not been an easy journey as a woman in a sea of men. Therefore, I am glad that there is a growing global movement to encourage female technical talent. Recent data shows that there is a business imperative to hire more women: Over a
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Women in Information, Communications, and Technology Twitter Chat

April 2, 2013 - 06:45 PM by Brittany L. Stevenson and Deanna N. K. Stephens, FCC New Media
On March 28, in celebration of Women’s History month, the FCC hosted a twitter chat focusing on Women in Information Communications and Technology (ICT).  The four panelists come from various sections of ICT: Ann Gallagher, Electronics; Engineer at the FCC; Rachel
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Attracting “Digital Natives” to ICT

March 4, 2013 - 04:41 PM by Vicki MacLeod, Consultant
WISENET (Women in ICTs Shared Excellence Network) is the International Bureau’s convening platform that aims to leverage the experience, resources and connections of the international Information and Communications Technology (ICT) community to better the situation of women, their communities
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Women's Access to and Use of ICT in Latin America

January 31, 2013 - 10:01 AM by Carla Briceno, Co-Founder of Bixal
WISENET (Women in ICTs Shared Excellence Network) is the International Bureau’s convening platform that aims to leverage the experience, resources and connections of the international Information and Communications Technology (ICT) community to better the situation of women, their communities
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Using Data To Make the Case for Gender in ICTs

January 15, 2013 - 02:56 PM by Siobhan Green, CEO and Co-founder, Sonjara
WISENET (Women in ICTs Shared Excellence Network) is the International Bureau’s convening platform that aims to leverage the experience, resources and connections of the international Information and Communications Technology (ICT) community to better the situation of women, their communities
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Learning to Think Critically: Girls and Digital Literacy Skills

December 14, 2012 - 03:34 PM by By Renee Wittemyer, Director Social Impact, Intel Corporation
WISENET (Women in ICTs Shared Excellence Network) is the International Bureau’s convening platform that aims to leverage the experience, resources and connections of the international ICT community to better the situation of women, their communities and their countries. As part of this work,
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Designing for Women: The Mobile Challenge

December 6, 2012 - 10:20 AM by Christopher Burns, Economic Growth and Agricultural Development Advisor, U.S. Agency for International Development
WISENET (Women in ICTs Shared Excellence Network) is the International Bureau’s convening platform that aims to leverage the experience, resources and connections of the international ICT community to better the situation of women, their communities and their countries. As part of this work,
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Sri Lanka and Singapore

November 29, 2012 - 12:00 AM by Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner
This October, I was fortunate to travel to Asia, where I spent over a week meeting with regulators, industry groups, and business leaders from around the world.  This was not my first time representing the FCC abroad, but this trip took me on a journey through more time zones than I
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