SOURCE: Alcatel-Lucent FoundationDESCRIPTION:
Girls in India face many gender barriers when pursuing a career. English classes taught by Alcatel-Lucent employee volunteers, and virtual mentorship sessions with high-level staff prepare and motivate girl students of ConnectEd to develop and achieve their career goals.
Read more about how Alcatel-Lucent is breaking down gender barriers in India.
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.
KEYWORDS: Education, Volunteerism & Community Engagement, India, ConnectEd, Digital inclusion, Alcatel-Lucent Foundation, World Education, Abhas