Live Correspondent: Google hosted a conference on women related to technology in Dhaka on Wednesday.
The daylong conference began at 9 am morning and ICT State Minister attended the conference’s inauguration ceremony as chief guest.
Bangladesh Hi-tech Park Authority Managing Director Hosne Ara Begum and ICT division Additional Secretary Susanta Kumar Saha were present as guests of honor.
There were discussions on women’s participation in technology, tech talk as well as career planning in different sessions of the conference.
In association with Information and Communication division of government, Google’s Women Techmakers Bangladesh chapter organized the event at Bangladesh Computer Council Bhaban in Agargaon to share the inspiring stories of Bangladesh women in technology.
Bangladeshi technology research company Preneur Lab, Google Developer Group Dhaka, internet market place Bikroy dotcom were the associates of the conference.
Google Women Techmakers Bangladesh Lead Rakhshanda Rukham said, “Techmakers has been working across the world to increase enrolment of women in technology. We organized the celebration programme of Google marking the International Day for Women”.
Rakhsanda also informed that there will be around 40 events including hackathon, workshops at 20 universities across the country to reach the message of technology to the marginal women in the country.
Dhaka, 08 March, (campuslive24.com) //AM