Women in the Digital Era
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Information and communications technology (ICT) is crucial to providing equal opportunities for women around the globe.
But it remains an area where women commonly experience discrimination and exclusion.
From access to digital jobs to safety online, a lot remains to be done in order to achieve a level playing field.
Closing the gender gap in the digital sector is a top priority of Huawei.
“Our aim is to inspire a new generation of women to work in tech,” says Abraham Liu, Huawei’s Chief Representative to the European Institutions.
Concrete action towards this commitment is taken at many different levels – from creating job opportunities for women in an area traditionally dominated by men, to improving the work-life balance of staff and delivering tech that helps women participate fully in the economy and society.
To find out more and hear from experts in this field, check out our videos on women in tech by clicking on the name of the speaker you are interested in.
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