Pacific Women in ICT

Pacific Women in ICT virtual meetup

Last year PICISOC ran a series featuring Pacific Women in ICT; who they were, the work the great work that they did in their communities and their stories. Pacific Women in ICT will be holding its first virtual meetup on Tuesday 22nd September at 6pm Fiji Time. The event is expected to be a virtual Read more…

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Pacific Women in ICT – WITSI Co-Founder

A current member and one of the founders of Women in IT Solomon Islands (WITSI). With the arrival of the undersea cable to Solomon Islands, Letitia has been instrumental in promoting Cyber Awareness to the younger generation during school visits, careers day and Girls in ICT Day events that occurs annually. Letitia is also heavily Read more…

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DotAsia Board Chair Appointment – Maureen Hilyard

On June 30, 2020, at a special meeting of the Board of the DotAsia Organisation, Maureen Hilyard of the Cook Islands was elected as the Chair of the Board of DotAsia Following the introduction of organisational governance enhancements within DotAsia over the past eighteen months, this was the first election of a Chair for the DotAsia Organisation. Based Read more…

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WITSI celebrates International Girls in ICT Day virtually

Despite the COVID19 pandemic leaving the country declaring a state of emergency which disrupted our planned program for the day with Primary and Secondary school students, Women in IT Solomon Islands (WITSI) organised and commemorated Girls in ICT Day on the 23rd of April 2020, by participating in a virtual meeting on the topic “Women in Read more…

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TWiICT joins ITU in celebrating ‘Girls in ICT Day 2020: Inspiring the Next Generation’

As originally posted on the portal of the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga 23rd April, 2020  Tongan Women in Information and Communications Technology (TWiICT) formerly known as CoConeck joined an online dialogue on Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), hosted by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) of the United Nations to commemorate ‘Girls Read more…

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Classes respond to women in tech drought

as originally appearing on Samoaobserver A search on Google Images for ‘hacker’ brings up a variation on the same theme of solo, hooded, largely male looking figures hunched over a keyboard, lines of computer code crossing their screens.  But is that all a coder really is?  Not according to the “hustler” behind Girl Geek Academy, Read more…

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Pacific Women in ICT – Analyst Programmer

Analyst Programmer Pacific Community (SPC) Educational Quality & Assessment Programme (EQAP) Background As an analyst programmer, I design, develop, and implement software programs, which are solutions to real-life challenges. I am in this line of profession for past four year. I started my professional career as a software developer at Datec Fiji Limited. Currently, I Read more…

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Pacific Women in ICT: IT Technician – Branicia Itsimaera

My full name is Branicia Kalyn Itsimaera. I am 25 years old and the youngest daughter of Brandon and Lijune Itsimaera. I started working as an IT intern at the ICT department in Nauru in 2014 and have been with the department for 6 years. I took 3 years study leave (2016-2018) to attend the Read more…

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Pacific Women in ICT Project Manager – Doreen Leona

BA, Management, Administration and GIS, USP, Fiji Certificate in Telecommunications, Telekom College, PNG Project Manager, BRANTV UNDP/GEF Project, Department of Energy, Ministry of Climate Change Chairlady Women in ICT – VanuatuEmail: doreenleona16@gmail.com; dleona@vanuatu.gov.vuFacebook accounts: Women in ICT – Vanuatu Doreen Leona graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Management and Administration Read more…

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Women in IT Solomon Islands (WITSI)

A brief background of WITSI:WITSI was formed in 2017 after a group of young female ICT professionals attended the 2nd Annual Women in Tech Conference in Sydney, Australia and returned to Solomon Islands inspired to come together to address challenges facing females working in ICT and to promote Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) careers amongst Read more…

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Pacific Women in ICT Tainer Profile – Swaran Ravindra

Full Name: Swaran Sanadhika Ravindra Designation: Senior Instructor Responsible for which skills training at NTPC: Strategic Management using ICT Tools Project Management Business Consultation Business Continuity Planning Sustainable ICT Business Analysis and Strategic Planning using ICT Tools Networking Computer Hardware Client Server Administration Infrastructure Configuration ICT Help Desk ICT for Rural Development Assistive Technologies Qualification Read more…

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Pacific Women in ICT – Telecommunication Regulator Dalsie Baniala

Ms. Dalsie Green Baniala is currently employed by the Government of Palau as Palau’s Telecommunications Regulatory Advisor working very closely with the assigned team in the Pristine Paradise, Republic of Palau.  Ms. Baniala’s key function is to establish the Regulatory Bureau for Palau Government and its citizens. Working very closely with the assigned team and Read more…

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Women in ICT Business Entrepreneur – Shaunalee Katafono

Shauna is a Marine Science graduate from the University of the South Pacific. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Marine Science degree in 2014 and a Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Science later in 2018. Before moving to Fiji in November 2016, she worked as a Fisheries Compliance officer in the Offshore section of the Read more…

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APNIC 48 Women in ICT Lunch session summary

At each APNIC conference, there is a dedicated session for women in ICT. APNIC48 held in Chiang Mai, Thailand had a Women in ICT lunch session on Thursday 12th September. The session was sponsored by IPv4 Global, about 100 people participated – with a female/male balance of approximately half and half. The session was filmed Read more…

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Featuring Selu Kauvaka – Woman in ICT Tonga

My name is Seluvaia Kauvaka, at 33 years of age, I am a woman in ICT in Tonga and this is my story I am currently the Senior System Analyst at the Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications and CERT. (MEIDECC) under the Information Department of Tonga.  I started my career working Read more…

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