On the occasion of the International Girls in ICT Day celebration, on April 23, 2012 in Belgrade, Digital Agenda Administration hosted more than 300 girls from the elementary schools from all over Republic of Serbia, who have visited the leading ICT companies (Telekom Srbija, Telenor, Vip mobile, ComTrade, IBM, HP, Microsoft, Cisco, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Oracle, SAP), Digital Agenda Administration and other public institutions from this field (Ratel), as well as the technical faculties. RFID and Barcode Labeling Software
After that, the ceremony of delivering the awards for „The Best ICT Girl “ was organized in the Members of Parliament Club (“Klub poslanika”), for the best video clips to the following topics: “Why I love Internet” and “What I use my mobile phone for”.
In the evening hours, at the Career Mixer Party, the female students of the technical faculties met the successful women from the ICT industry, where they got the guidelines for the successful careers. On this occasion, the awards was delivered for the best videos to the topic “What can you do in Serbia in 2020 with the broadband Internet access”.
The aim of this event is to acquaint the girls with the professions in the field of Information and Telecommunication Technologies, natural sciences and engineering, and to present to them the possibilities for employment in these sectors, as well as to support and encourage girls to choose their professions according to their interests and abilities, and not to give in to the stereotypes.