‘Women4IT’ project launched in Brussels

On December 12, 2018, the first project signed under the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment, YOUNG-ICT WOMEN, was launched in Brussels. The initiative, also known as Women4IT, aims to develop digital competences and the employability of young women between 15 and 29 years of age. The project’s partners will assess the digital skills of 1,000 women and seek to train 700 of them in collaboration with employers by August 2021. 

DIGITALEUROPE and ICS (Ireland) are among the nine key partners, while organisations such as All Digital, STEM Alliance, and CEPIS, were involved in setting up the event and panel discussions of the launch. CEPIS Secretary General, Austeja Trinkunaite, moderated the first panel of the day, outlining the context of why more women should be included in ICT. 

For more information on the initiative and launch event, please contact the CEPIS secretariat.