Internacional Day Of Girls in ICT 2022

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April 28th will be the International Day of Girls in ICT: Information and Communication Technologies (Girls in ICT 2022). Scheduled every year, this day aims to bring to the international agenda the importance of empowering girls and young women and their participation in these scientific areas. This is an initiative promoted by the United Nations Specialized Agency for ICT (International Telecommunications Union – ITU) founded in 1985.

Instituto Superior Técnico will join this initiative with the presentation of the GirlStem@ISTTaguspark project. On April 28, between 9 am and 5 pm, activities will take place at Campus Taguspark, both for the general public and for secondary and Técnico students.

The activities will take place from 9:45 am to 4:45 pm and are subject to prior registration (the number of registrations is limited) through this form.

For secondary schools, applications must be made using this form.


9h00 – Panel: “Strategy for Girls in STEM Areas”


 Helena Galhardas, Vice President for Campus Management at Taguspark

The Journey of the Apprentice Heroine

 Ana Moura Santos, Member of the Taguspark Campus Management Committee for Student Support

How to attract girls to science

 Joana Lobo Antunes, Coordinator of the Communication, Image and Marketing Area at Técnico

– Break –

14:00 – “The Magical World of Technology has no shortcuts.”

 César Brod, Director, LPI – Linux Professional Institute

15:00 – LPI Workshop

 To: Técnico students

During the duration of the event, between 9 am and 5 pm, the “ELÁs” Exhibition can be visited.

The eyes of artists Rodrigo Romero and Fernanda Victorello, will join the international contribution to remind us that the bravery and dreams of illustrious women left important marks in history. From the creators of the exhibition “Imperfeita” (inspired by the figure of Frida Khalo), the ELÁS BRUXAS project aims to demonstrate, through artistic and social languages, the indelible contribution of women, such as Marie Curie, a pioneer in radioactivity, and Katherine Johnson, a member of the NASA in times of space race during the Cold War.

For more informations:

Taguspark Communication, Events and Partnerships Center (NCEP)

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