2021-03-17
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As part of the first phase training in the Women4IT project, at the end of 2020, 38 NEET participants from Latvia aged 18 to 29 completed their training. As part of the training, participants had the opportunity to take a 160-hour training course in one of four digital professions - a digital media practitioner, a data analyst, an information systems tester and a data protection specialist. At present, many of the graduates have already found a job, we share the story of the experience of Elina Klusa from Riga, Latvia.
2021-03-05
Ausma
As part of the first phase training in the Women4IT project, at the end of 2020, 38 NEET participants from Latvia aged 18 to 29 completed their training. As part of the training, participants had the opportunity to take a 160-hour training course in one of four digital professions - a digital media practitioner, a data analyst, an information systems tester and a data protection specialist. At the moment, many of the graduates have already found a job, we share the story of Ausma Cīrulniece from Riga, Latvia.
2021-01-25
Latvia 2nd round
At  the end of the year 2020, Latvian Information and Communication Technology Association (LIKTA) invited candidates for  the second round of applications for the trainings within the Women4IT project. More than 700 young women have applied and expressed interest in participation in one of the six training programms and digital jobs employment opportunities available  in Latvia.
2020-09-22
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On August 18, Latvian Information and Communication Technology Association (LIKTA) invited potential participants to the first informative seminar within the Women4IT project, where young women were introduced to the project, study course programs and digital jobs employment opportunities. The courses are part of the activities of the international project Women4IT. The project aims to involve young NEET women in the ICT sector and in digital work.
2020-01-17
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The ICT sector is undoubtedly a quickly growing one, with technology developments overflowing the industry, providing more and more opportunities and significantly widening the job market. That is the reason why ICTs are considered as “development enablers” and are increasingly promoted as a key solution for the empowerment of historically disadvantaged groups, such as women and NEETs. However, women are represented very poorly in the ICT sector. 
2019-10-25
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On 25-26 November, Mara Jakobsone (LIKTA) and Katarzyna Udała (DIGITALEUROPE) represented the Women4IT project at the EEA and Norway Grants’ Annual Seminar of Active Youth Projects. The main themes of our discussion were: Vulnerable groups and competence development ICT/Digital, Social Economy and Entrepreneurship; Challenges for European youth – working together towards a more inclusive, cohesive society in rural, coastal and island communities.
2019-10-25
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On 17-18 October, Women4IT partners gathered in Dublin for their fourth transnational partner meeting. It was a …
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The project Nr.2017-1-094 "YOUNG-ICT WOMEN: Innovative Solutions to increase the numbers of EU vulnerable girls and young women into the digital agenda” benefts from a 2.714.304 € grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment. The aim of the project is to increase the numbers of EU vulnerable girls and young women into the digital agenda.

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