International Girls in ICT Day (Information and Communications Technology)
Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM
- 3:00 PM
Where: Baker College of Jackson, Clinton Township, Flint, Allen Park, Auburn Hills and Owosso
For: K-12 specifically 7th, 8th and 9th-grade girls
International Girls in ICT (Information and Communications Technology) Day aims to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing field of ICTs, enabling both girls and technology companies to reap the benefits of greater female participation in the ICT sector. International Girls in ICT Day is celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday of April and will next be observed on April 26, 2018.
Participants in this exciting event will have the opportunity to build and program their own drones, as well as learn to protect them through cyber defense/security strategies. At the end of the day, the students will take their drones home with them to remind them of their successful accomplishments.