Economic Empowerment Trough Building ICT Skills for Women

16.10.2016

The Bulgarian Centre of Women in Technology (BCWT) is happy to announce its participation in the "WE GO!" project (duration: 11.01.2016 - 10.01.2018). We find our involvement in this European project as a crucial step towards augmentation of economic empowerment of women victims of domestic violence....


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Entrepregirl v3.0 is on!


The third edition of the first Bulgarian contest, designed to encourage entrepreneurship specifically amongst young girls is now released! Entrepregirl v3.0 is on ladies! Over a 100 girls aged 16 to 25 dared and shared their ideas with the world during 2014 and 2015 showing that they are making a positive...


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An official greeting from BCWT and Mary Juhas, Ohio State University for the opening of Sofia Tech Park


To: Elitsa Panayotova, Executive Director Sofia Tech Park     Dear Elitsa and Sofia Tech Park team,   On behalf of the Bulgarian Centre of Women in Technology we would like to congratulate you warmly for the opening of the first science and technology park in Bulgaria - Sofia...


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Special Report - Women`s Entrepreneurship, by GEM


The GEM Special Report: Women's Entrepreneurship offers an in-depth view of women who start and run businesses around the world. It provides a broadly global and comprehensively detailed foundation to guide future research, policy decision-making and the design of initiatives and programs to enhance...


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Women in Computing 2016 - the biggest European Career Fair of the year


The European Centre for Women and Technology is organizing the Biggest European Career Fair for Women in Computing in 2016! Held during the Girls' Day week, Women in Computing 2016 will take place in Brussels, on 25th and 26th April 2016 and will offer a variety of possibilities for all: Boost...


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ICT 2015 - Innovate, Connect, Transform - the European ICT event of the year


During the month of October in the sunny Lisbon the ICT2015 took place, organized by the European Commission. Over 6000 entrepreneurs, people from the academia, for-profit and not-for-profit organizations and European Commission representatives took part in it, 30% of whom women.    127...


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WeHubs - The first European Network of Women Web entrepreneurs


WeHubs is the First European Network of Women Web Entrepreneurs Hubs that aims to create a more favourable and inspiring environment for women Web Entrepreneurs in Europe, where women represent only 19% of the web entrepreneurs compared to an average of 33% in the USA.   WeHubs aims to provide...


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The results from the first phase of DIGA project are released


The results from the european research done as part of the DIGA project (Digital Innovations for Growth Academy), in which BCWT are partnering, are now released. The project is oriented to develop the ICT and digital skills, knowledge and capacity of VET trainers to enable them to support learners within...


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More than 70 girls took part in the “#CodeGirl: Intro to Programming” training organized by BCWT during the EU Code Week


More than 70 girls from schools and universities in Sofia took part in the training "CodeGirl: Intro to programming" organized by the Bulgarian Centre of Women in Technology on October 17th during the European Coding Week. The event was supported by the Bulgarian Association of the Software Companies...


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ECWT and E-SCN announce strategic partnership


ECWT and E-SCN are pleased to announce a strategic partnership based on their mutual focus of equality and opportunities for youth within the ICT sector. This is specifically in line with the promotion of STEM and in particular CS education to girls, as well as increasing female representation in the...


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