May 09, 2016 BIH News, Public Notice

Microsoft DigiGirlz High Tech Camp

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WHAT: Microsoft DigiGirlz High Tech Camp: Expanding Horizons: Changing Attitudes.

Over 100 local high school students from Francistown will take part in this year’s DigiGirlz Camp, a technology event for girls, held in conjunction with Botswana Innovation Hub. DigiGirlz Camp works to dispel gender stereotypes of careers in the high-tech industry. Through this event, Microsoft and Botswana Innovation Hub aim to educate and inspire the next generation of women IT leaders by introducing them to the considerable opportunities and career choices available in the sector.

The theme for this year’s event is, Expanding Horizons and Changing Attitudes.

In addition to meeting with successful female executives at Microsoft, the girls will have opportunities to hear from keynote speakers including Mayor of Francistown Her Worship Sylvia Muzila and get information on IT courses as well as explore the latest innovative technologies.

When: 10th May 2016

Where: Botho University – Francistown Campus

Contact: Patel Barwabatsile Tel: +267 71355603

To learn more about Microsoft DigiGirlz visit:
http://www.microsoft.com/about/diversity/programs/digigirlz/