58,000 WOMEN BENEFITED AS DICT PROVIDES TRAINING ON ICT SKILLS
THE DEPARTMENT of Information and Communications Technology trained more than 58,000 women on Information and Communications Technology skills.
DICT Mindanao Cluster 1 Regional Director Maria Teresa Camba said as digital transformation was happening at a ‘faster speed’ before the pandemic, she sees more opportunities will be open for both men and women in the field of ICT.
DICT MC1 conducted trainings including topics on e-Marketing, Remote Teaching, Graphics Design, Branding Kit, among others.
“Your DICT is committed to attain inclusive growth and development through the use of ICT by empowering all Filipinos, especially the vulnerable and marginalized sectors,” DICT Secretary Gregorio Honasan II said.
Meanwhile, more than 13,000 women also learned about cyber safety measures during the same period in partnership with the National Privacy Commission, DICT Cybersecurity Bureau, and Facebook’s Digital Tayo.
The DICT Mindanao Cluster has conducted a series of online and offline seminars related to Cybersecurity, Digital Parenting, Data Privacy, among others.