Girls Make IT Happen
We are pleased to invite you to the 2nd international Meet-up for students and industry professionals that will be held to celebrate International Girls in ICT day.
The event will take place on April 27th, from 15:00 in "Birojnīcā", Riga, Dzirnavu street 84 k-2.
During the event:
- Ivars Austers, Latvian University Professor of Social Psychology, will talk about the stereotypes that play significant role when it comes to choosing future profession;
- Ilze Dimanta, doctor of microbiology and UNESCO L'Oreal scholarships "Women in Science" winner, will share her thoughts on science and the availability of opportunities for women in IT;
- Laurel Freyja, Riga TechGirls co-founder and manager, will share her personal experience on the IT knowledge and the need of it in everyday life;
- Alina Karpelceva, Riga TechGirls co-founder and head of programming workshops, will share inspiring female programmers everyday stories;
- Amanda Kļaviņa, Latvian University of Agriculture, Faculty of Information Technology, the second year student and the world's first programmer, Lady Ada Lovelace Award winner - will share with you her personal story about studies in IT and what everyone can achieve with dedication and persistence.