December 17, 2015: The ITU and UN Women hosted the GEM Tech Awards in New York. Anar Simpson received the award on behalf of Technovation as its global ambassador.
Category: promoting women in the technology sector
Anar Simpson, Technovation Challenge program
The Technovation Challenge program has engaged thousands of girls between the ages of 10-18 in 64 countries in a mobile app entrepreneurship competition and three month online curriculum program to develop apps and business plans that address local challenges such as access to clean water, early marriage, education and employment, and health care. The program simultaneously offers professional development opportunities for female professionals to serve as mentors.
Source: ITU Blog