Girls in ICT Competition
About The Program
In celebration of International Girls in ICT Day, YCDI presents #iamWITy.
#iamWITy is a tech immersive competition for high school and university female students who will come together in teams to create a solution around this year’s theme:
DIGITAL INCLUSION USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
The team participants will have a unique opportunity to have a mentor to support their ideation alongside weekly online workshops,over a four week period, between March 23- April 17, 2020 in preparation for the competition finals on April 23, 2020.
This year's workshops will be focusing on 4 main areas
Providing access to information with chatbots
Seeing the world with image recognition
Authenticity and integrity with blockchain
Seeing the world with machine learning
Frequently asked questions
What is International Women’s Day ?
What does #iamWITy mean?
I am a Woman in Tech
Can I still participate if I have no experience in AI or IT in general ?
What is Digital Inclusion?
What is Artificial Intelligence?
What Learning workshops will be included?
Can more than one team enter per school?
Registration Opens March 11, 2020
Registration Closes March 19, 2020
Mentor Assignment March 20, 2020
Workshops Begin March 23, 2020
Workshop Ends April 17, 2020
Preliminary Submissions April 20, 2020
Girls in ICT Competition Day April 23, 2020
Problem [30%] - What issue are you targeting?
Solution [40%] - What are you doing to fix it?
Technical Demonstration of Completeness
Presentation [30%] - How are you going to present the solution?
Tools, Flow & Content