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Launching the Principles for Digital Inclusion in the Green Economy

OTTAWA, Canada, February 12, 2024 — Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) is thrilled to unveil a significant milestone resulting from the collaborative efforts of the EDISON Alliance Sprint Group. In the span of seven months, from May to November 2023, DOT, alongside esteemed partners like NetHope, Dubai Cares, Goodwall, The Digital School, UNICEF, and other members, […]

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Midia: supporting incarcerated women to access opportunities

A recipient of the 2018 Queen’s Young Leader award for her work as a social entrepreneur, Midia Shikh Hassan’s accomplishments are truly impressive. A first-generation immigrant in Canada with two technical degrees from the University of Ottawa, Midia has launched a program that increases the social entrepreneurship mindset in the student community, has led a refugee […]

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Nargiz: entrepreneurship training for rural women

Nargiz Askerova can sing in four different languages, works as a translator, and has travelled around the world, but she claims that her undying sense of curiosity is the trait that she is most proud of and is what has contributed most to her personal and professional journey. Originally from Baku, Azerbaijan, Nargiz has always […]

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Making a #CaseForChange in Rwanda

Did you know that Rwanda is one of the top five global leaders in gender equality? In Rwanda, 86% of women are in the workforce – one of the highest rates in the world – and women represent 64% of Rwandan parliament. It’s one of only five countries in the world that has closed at least […]

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Live video showcase with #DOTYouth from Kenya and Tanzania

On April 26th, DOT joined Global Affairs Canada at an International Girls in ICT Day showcase of the work Canadian organizations are doing with and for girls in ICT.  We were excited to bring in two #DOTYouth virtually: Ruth Kaveke from Kenya and Catherine Kalinga from Tanzania joined via a live video cast to share […]

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Bridging the Gender Digital Divide: Shopify’s Serena Ngai interviews Kijoli Mjombo, Tanzania

It’s Girls in ICT Day! We’re celebrating by featuring the incredible work of young innovators who are tackling the gender digital divide in their communities and countries. Young people with social enterprises focused on girls in ICT will be interviewed by influencers, supporters, and advocates from the private sector about their initiatives, impact, and inspiration. […]

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Bridging the Gender Digital Divide: SAP’s Batoul Husseini interviews Charbel Trad, Lebanon

[An English-language transcript of the Arabic portion of this video is available at the bottom of this post] It’s Girls in ICT Day! We’re celebrating by featuring the incredible work of young innovators who are tackling the gender digital divide in their communities and countries. Young people with social enterprises focused on girls in ICT […]

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