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Worldwide Women in Innovation, Incubation and Technology Summit
The Worldwide Women in Innovation, Incubation and Technology Summit (W-WIITS) is an initiative by AB4IR that is intended to shine the spotlight on women in the ICT sector, showcase their achievements and inspire other women to be part of and transform the ICT sector.
The summit will be addressing four key United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) namely:
Gender equality, decent work and economic growth, industry innovation and infrastructure and reduced inequality.
Furthermore, there will be:
- Seasoned women speakers from around the world in public and private sector
- Different plenary sessions
- Aspirational and inspirational real life women in business dialogues
- Virtual exhibition – showcasing of products and services
According to the Women in Digital (WiD) scoreboard:
Only 18% of ICT specialists are women and the gender gap is present in all 12 indicators measured.
In the past ten years when measuring the use of the internet, The gap between women and men who go online has narrowed from 7% to 2%.