Leadership and Mentoring Meeting with Ambassadors
On the 12th to 13th of August, GirlsGoIT platform will host ambassadors from 13 regions and mentors on leadership and mentoring meeting to strengthening the soft skills of ambassadors in public speaking, communication and how they can utilise their community local resources to strengthening their local clubs.
The leadership and mentoring will engage ambassadors and mentors in planning for the autumn bootcamp program which included ambassadors from 13 regions promoting IT opportunities in their various high-schools in their communities. The IT opportunities event agenda will include how high-school students can learn about opportunities in technology in their local communities by enrolling to the autumn bootcamp program, learn about other IT events organised by civil society organisation implementing STEM program, learn about opportunities from IT companies and STEM subjects available for them to study after graduation from high-school in VET institutions and universities with technical faculties.
The leadership and mentoring session will be delivered by Eugen Girla representing Academia Nicolae Dumitrescu. Academia Nicolae Dumitrescu is a social business that tends to bring about positive changes in the community. The social business organisation has supported GirlsGoIT since it was established in 2015. They supported in delivering skill-set sessions for the first GirlsGoIT Summer camp in August 2015.
“If there is a conversation, there is a chance. Let's start a conversation on how we can develop local communities through initiatives like Girls Go IT”
After the meeting, ambassadors will have clear plans to organise their planned activities for Autumn with leadership and self-confidence skills set in other to advocate for more girls in their communities in acquiring mainstream technologies.
The leadership and mentoring meeting is supported by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation in Moldova, UN Women, Embassy of Sweden, Google RISE Awards, Moore Stephens, Spark Research labs and TEKEDU, to strengthening the capacity and soft skills set for ambassadors in other to promote science, technology and engineering to girls in rural communities in Moldova for the future of jobs and work skills.