Introducing the National Girls in ICT Competition, an initiative by the Federal Ministry of Communication, Innovation, and Digital Economy to revolutionize the ICT landscape in Nigeria.

Federal ministry of communication
Federal Ministry of communication

This platform aims to empower girls in secondary schools, providing them with an opportunity to showcase their skills, creativity, and innovation in various ICT domains.

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Competition Objectives

– Encourage female participation in the ICT sector.

– Empower girls to become leaders in the dynamic field of technology.

– Bridge the gender gap in the industry.

– Create equal opportunities for girls to participate and excel in ICT.

Benefits of Participation

By participating in the competition, girls will:

– Develop skills in coding, programming, web development, cybersecurity, and data analytics.

– Gain recognition and support from government agencies, educational institutions, and industry leaders.

– Network and learn through workshops, mentorship programs, and networking events.

How to Participate

1. Register: Sign up for the competition through the [registration portal](insert_registration_link_here).

2. Form a Team: Build a team and register with the support of your teachers.

3. Solve a Problem: Identify a problem in your community and develop a tech-based solution.

4. Training Programs: Participate in a 5-day training program across states to enhance your technical skills.

5. Regional Competitions: Showcase your solution in regional competitions to qualify for the national stage.

6. Virtual Pitching: Present your innovative solution in a virtual pitching competition evaluated by qualified judges.

7. Recognition and Rewards: Receive certificates, prizes, and opportunities for further education and development.

Competition Stages:

– Stage 1: National Call for Applications
– 22nd January – 18th Feb 2024

– Stage 2: Virtual States Pitching Competition
– 12th March – 14th March 2024

– Stage 3: Virtual National Pitching Competition
– 16th March 2024

Rewards for Participants:
– Stage 1 Participants:
– E-certificate and guidelines to set up girls in ICT clubs.

– Stage 2 Participants:
– Honorable mentions, certificates, and access to online courses.

– Stage 3 Participants:
– Scholarships, laptops, trophies, and certificates for winners.

Don’t miss this chance to unleash your creativity, and problem-solving skills, and make a significant impact in the world of ICT. Register now and be part of transforming the future of technology!

Deadline: Febuary 18, 2024