SOURCE: Alcatel-Lucent FoundationDESCRIPTION:
Despite her husband’s objections, Rashmi joined the ICT course offered with ConnectEd India. ConnectEd opens conversations among students about gender roles and helps address the technology gender gap.
Read more about how Rashmi is closing the gender gap in technology and preparing for work in Delhi.
More about ConnectEd:
The Alcatel-Lucent Foundation has partnered with World Education Inc. to implement ConnectEd, the global signature program of the Foundation. ConnectEd is designed to address factors limiting the work and life options of disadvantaged youth, with an emphasis on girls and women. The program has better prepared 21,944* young people from marginalized communities for the world of work in Australia, Brazil, China, India, and Indonesia. ConnectEd began in April 2011 and will continue in Indonesia through March 2015.
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