Women in Tech launches Sri Lanka chapter to empower women in STEM

Women in Tech launched its Sri Lanka chapter, focusing on empowering women in STEAM. The event featured a panel discussion addressing issues like gender gap, work-life balance, and mentoring in the tech industry. The chapter joins a global network aiming to impact women’s role in technology and aligns with Sustainable Development Goals.

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Telenor Pakistan Launches 8th ‘Naya Aghaaz’ Program for Women’s Workforce Re-entry

Telenor Pakistan has initiated the 8th phase of ‘Naya Aghaaz’, a program aimed at helping women re-enter the workforce after a career break. This initiative offers a 9-month paid internship with comprehensive training and mentorship, underscoring the company’s dedication to diversity and inclusion.

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Standard Chartered and DIFC Innovation Hub award top three UAE women entrepreneurs at the women in tech accelerator programme

Standard Chartered’s fifth cohort of the Women in Tech accelerator programme, launched in partnership with DIFC Innovation Hub, has awarded a total of USD 100,000 in equity-free seed capital to the top three female-led tech startups in the UAE.

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AWS STEM Initiatives

AWS Launches Initiatives to Promote Gender Diversity in Tech Sector at Dubai Event

Amazon Web Services (AWS) introduced two initiatives at an event in Dubai to promote gender diversity in tech. “Qudwatech” offers a 12-week mentorship program for women in tech, and AWS signed an MoU with the Dubai Business Women Council for a one-year program targeting mid- to senior-level women. These initiatives underscore AWS’s commitment to advancing gender diversity in the tech industry and received support from influential figures at the event.

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