Insights: Decoding the Digital Gender Divide

How can the full potential of information technologies be harnessed to close the gender divide?

Dimensions to be addressed:

  • Engaging girls in computer science
  • Leveraging collaborative platforms
  • Targeting ICT skills gaps
Discussion Leaders
William A. Brindley, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, NetHope, USA; Global Agenda Council on Data-Driven Development
Nicholas D. Kristof, Columnist, The New York Times, USA
Nasser Marafih, Group Chief Executive Officer, Qtel Group, Qatar
Jeannette M. Wing, President's Professor of Computer Science and Department Head, Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Closing Remarks by
Fredrik Reinfeldt, Prime Minister of Sweden
Moderated by
Nigel Chapman, Chief Executive Officer, Plan International, United Kingdom
Nilmini Rubin, Director, Government Relations, Information Technology Industry Council, USA; Young Global Leader Alumnus

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