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  • YCDI Girls in ICT 2021: #iamWITy Coverage

    Originally published on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 by The Jamaica Observer. Youth Can Do IT (YCDI) marked Girls in ICT Day 2021 with the second staging of their two-day virtual event #iamWITy (I am woman in technology). High school and university students and working professionals in attendance were educated, empowered and encouraged to take up space as women in technology. Sponsored by NCB Foundation, Microsoft Caribbean and Jamaica Technology and Digital Alliance (JTDA), the event was held from April 22 to 23 under the theme 'Amplify your story: What will you create '. International Girls in ICT Day is celebrated worldwide, annually, on the last Thursday of April, with the goal of “creating a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider studies and careers in the growing field of information and communication technologies”. Minister of Education, Youth and Information Fayval Williams and Lieutenant Colonel Godphey Sterling, head of Jamaica Cyber Incident Response Team at the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology reaffirmed their commitment to STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education and urged companies to create a pipeline for women entering the industry. Keynote speaker for day one, Sheree Martin, head of retail banking at NCB, encouraged participants to adopt the right “heart set”. Dr Tarika Barrett, CEO of Girls Who Code, challenged the audience to close the widening gender gap in tech. The daily workshops provided participants with hands-on opportunities to learn invaluable skills from leading experts in the field. Topics included: Storytelling with Data from Raquel Seville, CEO of BI Brainz; Cybersecurity with Dr Moniphia Hewling, CEO of eMRock Online; User Experience from the JTDA IEEE group; Marketing and Branding with Kadia Francis, founder of the Digital Jamaica Platform; and Monique McIntosh, co-founder of Digital Disruption Agency; Agile Leadership with Nicole Safley from Elevate Agility; and Data, Artificial Intelligence and Coding from the Microsoft team of Iasia Brown, Jasmine Greenaway and Adriana Menedez. Read Full Article on The Jamaica Observer

  • This is not a blog 😟😞

    SO guys you know that I always write on the blog but during the past month me and my mom have been back to school shopping so now that I have the time to think of something for you guys you will be getting a story twice a week sorry guys that's the best I can't do right now sorry again 💕😞guys just stay safe😊✋

  • HASCHAK SISTERS

    Hi guys I'm back with a new and hot topic The haschak sisters, as some of you guys kn ow that they are utube channel stars I was thinking that I would give you guys an update on the haschak sisters so tell me in the comments below this DIVINE Steadman signing out bye. ✋😁

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    Christopher Derrell Chief Technology Officer A multiple-award winning software developer who in his role, manages the user experience, architecture, and development to create internationally acclaimed websites. His websites have spanned multiple industries, different countries and various languages, and are recognized globally as leaders in technological innovation: ​ 6 years of experience in Software Development Bachelor of Science (BSc)(Hons.) in Computer Science and Economics Skills in Adobe Photoshop​ Expert in JavaScript, HTML & CSS, Node.js, PHP, Java, Python Certified in Google Analytics Close

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    To see this working, head to your live site. All Posts My Posts Forum Explore your forum below to see what you can do, or head to Settings to start managing your Categories. Sort by: Recent Activity Create New Post Comments Likes Views Recent Activity Item option menu My Assignment Help Reviews- searching for honest reviews? read here... amy lee 1 0 Jul 30, 2021 Review of the #iamWITy conference. Damelia D. Coleman 0 3 Apr 23, 2021 Welcome to the Forum! Christopher Derrell 0 0 Jun 10, 2019 Forum - Frameless

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