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Thursday, February 4, 2010

Revisiting the topic of Girls and ICTs: Tech Salon Discussions

I recently had the honor of leading a group of tech, development and gender folks in a discussion around Girls and ICTs at the Technology Salon.  The conversation revolved around 5 aspects I wrote about in an earlier blog post On Girls and ICTs:

  • Tension between participation and protection
  • Online behavior is an extension of, and a potential amplifier of offline behavior
  • Qualifying the digital divide
  • Girls' involvement in developing and designing ICT solutions for their own needs
  • Research on Girls and ICTs
    Check out the Technology Salon's page for a round-up of our discussions!

    Photo:  Informal evening one-on-one ICT time at a Youth Empowerment through Arts and Media (YETAM) project workshop in Cameroon. 

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    On Girls and ICTs

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    Being a Girl in Cumbana

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