Tech4Good webinar series: Women, girls and tech
20 March 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM SGT
In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8, this month’s webinar will focus on women and girls, showcasing technology healthymanviagra solutions and programs that have impacted their lives. Our panelists come from nonprofits that promote women’s rights, women in leadership roles, and health and employment opportunities for women. They will share stories about the role technology plays in their organisations and how it helps to advance their programs in Bangladesh, HK and the Philippines.
Our panelists are:
– Dr. Ananya Raihan: Executive Director, Dnet, Bangladesh
– Su-Mei Thompson: CEO, The Women’s Foundation, Hong Kong
– Sam Raras: Secretary, Board of Trustees, WeDpro, Philippines
About our panelists:
Su-Mei Thompson: Su-Mei is the CEO of The Women’s Foundation (TWF), a member of the Equal Opportunities Commission of Hong Kong and the founder of the 30% Club HK, a group of chairmen championing more women on corporate boards. TWF is a leading NGO dedicated to the advancement of women in HK that recently partnered with Microsoft to launch GirlSpark, a new program to encourage girls to consider a career in tech.
Dr Ananya Raihan: Ananya is the Executive Director of Dnet, a social enterprise for promoting access to information and knowledge for all citizens through interactive digital media. His new concept ‘Infolady’ opens employment opportunities to thousands of women in rural Bangladesh with the power of ICT. Dr. Raihan has also been instrumental in launching the first of its kind globally national scale mHealth service ‘Aponjon’ for expecting and new mothers.
Sam Raras: Sam is the Secretary of WeDpro’s Board of Trustees, who has extensive experience in the areas of Knowledge Management, Information and Communications Technology. She has been volunteering for WeDpro since 2005 and has served the organisation in different capacities. WeDpro is a nonprofit in the Philippines that works in the area of human rights by defending the rights of women through gender responsive development programs.
Register here –> https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/684998894