THE GO GIRLS ICT INITIATIVE
GoGirls ICT is a Juba, South Sudan based non-profit initiative founded by a group of dedicated young women in the fields of Computer Science, Information Systems, ICT4D Innovation, hacktivism and peacebuilding. Founded in 2015, the Organization started with weekend workshops for girls at the college of computer science and Information Technology, University of Juba. The workshop topics included public speaking, basic computer hardware, programming and creative thinking. GoGirls ICT’s main focus is on mentorship in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) related topics.
The Organization is part of the Global Innovation gathering (GIG) community and was also part of the Tech for Good track under the topic “No women no web” supported by the German Foreign Ministry at Re:publica Conference 2018; and the founders were featured on GIZ’s website #eskills4Girls top 22 young women who made it.