Creating enabling conditions for women in IT sector are imperative
June 26th, 2015 | Ahsen Jamil | No Comments
STAFF REPORT LHR: Information Technology (IT) plays a key role
in governance as well as imparts synergic impacts on national economy.
IT knowledge is equally important for men as well as women. A pilot
project with the aim to create enabling conditions for women in IT
sector was launched by Sanjh Preet (SP) organization. The project is
funded by USAID Pakistan.
Speaking on the launching of the project, CEO SP, Abid Hussain Gill
said that despite the prominence of women in IT sector worldwide, they
were underrepresented in our country. He said that the project was
launched by keeping the stakeholders on board such as universities, IT
companies owners, women etc.
“The pilot project aims to provide 3-month internship to 120 women in
10 IT companies, and the organization will closely coordinate with the
companies to devise policies to improve the enabling conditions for
more women to join in order to boost the IT sector at national level,” he
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