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MOPT Celebrates Girls in ICT Day

Liberia Joins Global Celebration of Girls in ICT Day under the Theme “Leadership”, and Amidst the vibrant tapestry of nations celebrating the pivotal role of girls in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Liberia stands proud, joining the global chorus in honoring Girls in ICT Day.

This auspicious occasion, marked annually, serves as both a celebration and a call to action, underscoring the imperative of empowering young women in the rapidly evolving digital landscape.

History of Girls in ICTThe narrative of girls in ICT is one of resilience, innovation, and progress. Over the years, girls and women have steadily carved out their place in the realm of technology, challenging stereotypes and shattering glass ceilings. From Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer, to contemporary trailblazers leading tech giants, the journey of girls in ICT is a testament to their indomitable spirit and unwavering determination.

The official program commemorating the annual celebration of Girls in ICT Day in Liberia was a testament to the nation’s commitment to fostering inclusivity and diversity in the tech sector. Under the auspices of Hon. Nicholas Johnson, Assistant Minister for Technical Services at the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, inspiring words of encouragement resonated through the gathering, urging girls and women to seize the boundless opportunities offered by ICT.Speaking on behalf of Hon. Sekou M Kromah, Minister of Posts and Telecommunications of the Republic of Liberia, Hon. S. MOHAMMED MASSALEY Deputy Minister for Technical Services, reaffirmed the government’s unwavering dedication to creating a conducive environment and platform for young girls passionate about ICT.

Emphasizing the transformative power of technology, Hon. Massaly underscored Liberia’s aspiration to harness the potential of its youth, ensuring that the nation emerges as a beacon of innovation and progress in the ICT landscape. As Liberia joins hands with nations around the world in celebrating Girls in ICT Day, it embarks on a journey of empowerment, equality, and excellence, paving the way for a brighter, more inclusive future for all.

Together, let us champion the cause of girls in ICT, igniting the flames of innovation and driving societal change through the transformative power of technology.