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  • Writer's pictureChannaro Thay

Sisters of Code joins the International Women's Day 2024 celebration organized by the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport.

On March 12th, 2024, Sisters of Code proudly participated in the International Women's Day celebration hosted by the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport under the theme "Women and Girls in the Digital Revolution." In today's digital age, it's crucial to empower women and girls with the necessary skills to thrive in the tech world and such events are important for engagement of the youth and creating interest in the topic among students.

The event, attended by the Samdech Kittisangha Dr. Men Sam An, the Supreme Council of the King and President of the Cambodian Women's Association for Peace and Development, highlighted the immense potential and necessity of promoting women and girls' participation in the digital revolution.

Sisters of Code: Championing Digital Inclusion

At the exhibition, Sisters of Code showcased its programs, including the Sisters of Code Ambassadors, Sisters of Code Clubs, and Sisters of Code Employment Skills. These initiatives aim to equip Cambodian female students with essential digital skills, coding knowledge, website development expertise, and entrepreneurial mindsets. This event was a great opportunity to grow awareness of the program among the students, as well as connect with the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport leadership.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Tech Talents

The event featured an array of captivating displays, with students from various schools presenting their tech solutions, ranging from poems and garbage collection games to community problem-solving apps and coding projects. This possibility for students to demonstrate their skills and projects is an important step in the popularization of tech education and tech possibilities.

Influential Presence and Collaboration

Sisters of Code had the honor of meeting H.E. Dr. HANG Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport, and Vice-Chairman of the Supreme National Economic Council (SNEC), and H.E.Mrs.Kim Sethany, Secretary of State. This opportunity allowed for valuable discussions on empowering women and girls through digital education and skill-building initiatives, as well as ensuring support for the program by the Government.

Gratitude and Commitment

Sisters of Code extends its heartfelt gratitude to the sponsors, LED, and the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport, for their unwavering support and collaboration in creating positive change for girls in Cambodia. Their partnership is instrumental in providing a caring and encouraging atmosphere for females to learn digital skills and unlock unprecedented opportunities.

As we celebrate International Women's Day 2024, Sisters of Code reaffirms its commitment to promoting technology advancements, skill development, entrepreneurship, coding, and website development among women and girls. By empowering the next generation with digital literacy, we aim to break down barriers and foster a more inclusive and innovative future.

Join us in this digital revolution, where every girl has the chance to explore, create, and thrive in the realm of technology.


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