[VIDEO] Building an Equal and Innovative STEM Girl Force for the 21st Century—UNICEF

Event: 2021 ADB Asia and the Pacific Virtual Gender Forum l The Power to Transform: Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific

[VIDEO] Building an Equal and Innovative STEM Girl Force for the 21st Century—UNICEF

22 November 2021
Author / Speaker: 
Sheeba Herma, UNICEF Europe and Central Asia
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The session will share UNICEF’s programme portfolio for girl-centered, generational impact in skills, digital literacy, and innovation with transformative potential to break negative gender stereotypes and address the gender digital divide. Specific country examples from Central Asia, South Asia, and East Asia and Pacific will be shared. The session will engage in an interactive format with girls from STEM programmes and their female mentors and hear insights from UNICEF’s key private sector partners on the shared value, role, and importance of private sector engagement in advancing girls’ skills, STEM, digital enhancement and empowerment as key to strengthening education for employability pathways.
 
Speakers:
• Girl STEM panelists: Kazakhstan and Indonesia
• Female Mentors: Kyrgyzstan, Nepal and Vietnam
• UNICEF Private Sector Partner: Clé de Peau Beauté (Japan)
• UNICEF Regional Gender Advisers (Europe and Central Asia, and South Asia)
 
Geographical Focus: 
Global
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

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