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October 15, 2019

Rural people around the world, despite contributing immensely to the global economy, face greater obstacles to sustainable development and a decent quality of life than their urban counterparts. Rural...

October 8, 2019

As part of its annual partner meeting on 21 September, EQUALS brought together youth representatives and partners to discuss how youth can be more engaged in EQUALS and its activities. The youth repre...

October 2, 2019

Giulia and her mentor, Sabine

After completing my PhD in cryptography last spring, I decided that I was done with academia. Instead, I wanted to have insight on how security solutions are established a...

September 21, 2019

New York 21 September —Worldwide, the digital gender gap is growing wider and urgent action is needed to ensure that girls and women are empowered to access and benefit from the transformational power...

September 18, 2019

In 2017, Lebanese Alternative Learning (LAL) won the Access category of the EQUALS in Tech Awards with its innovative e-platform, Tabshoura (Arabic for “chalk”). Since then, both LAL and Tabshoura hav...

September 4, 2019

The 2019 edition of ITU Telecom World is nearly upon us.

From 9-12 September, "ICT ministers, regulators, major ICT companies and industry organizations with innovative tech solutions, as well as tech...

August 16, 2019

EQUALS’ goal is to achieve gender balance in the technology sector by supporting great projects and partners that work to overcome these challenges every day. Recently, EQUALS selected 20 women-led s...

August 14, 2019

We caught up with Marisol Alarcón, Chief Partnerships Officer at Laboratoria, a Peru-based NGO that works “for thousands of women in Latin America to develop careers in tech that will change their fut...

August 12, 2019

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When I was in primary school, I was always amazed at how machines were used to mark our exams, compile results and rank us according to our marks. I would love to see how data can...

August 12, 2019

“We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.”

—Carl Sagan (American astronomer)

Growing up in a family of me...

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