DigiGirlz Conference held in Baku
Baku, Fineko/abc.az. The DigiGirlz Conference has been organized in Baku jointly by Microsoft Azerbaijan and Hi-Tech Park.
The event is dedicated to the role of women in the development of information technology.
Addressing to the conference Deputy Minister for Communications & High Technology of Azerbaijan Elmir Velizadeh told of the role of women in the field of ICT and stressed that Azerbaijani women’s employment in this sphere is increasing annually.
"We’re ready to provide women with the necessary support in this area and are confident in their success,” Velizadeh underlined.
Microsoft Azerbaijan’s CEO Rufat Hajialibekov pointed out that Microsoft supports women around the world and helps them realize their potential.
"The main objective of the conference is to support and develop women working in the field of technologies in Azerbaijan. The conference is designed to show prospective students the opportunities the sphere of technologies can provide for them, break existing gender stereotypes which prevent disclosure of talent and build a career in the field of ICT," Hajialibekov said.