Address: Graduate Studies Building of Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Metropolitan Campus Dr. Victor Levi Sasso, Universidad Tecnológica Avenue (Route to Puente Centenario). Location Map

Launch:
Global Women: South-South Digital InclusionInitiative and WeTelemed – Global Network of Women and Telemedicine

The International Conference “Women and ICT: Digital Inclusion, Health and Sustainable Development” will take place in Panama from April 18 to 19, 2012 at the Auditorium of the Technological University of Panamá.

This event will launch the “Global Women: South-South Digital Inclusion Initiative” that stems from the need to look for solutions that bridge the digital and gender divide that exist in developing countries and emerging economies. The initiative aims at accelerating the participation of women in digital responses to education, healthand sustainable development through interregional public-private collaboration. During the Conference and as part of the initiative, a simultaneous Panama—Nigeria launch of the Global Network of Women in Telemedicine (WeTelemed) will take place.

The International Conference “Women and ICT: Digital Inclusion, Health and Sustainable Development” is the first of three events, the results of which will be presented at the Meeting of First Ladies during the United Nations General Assembly inSeptember, 2012 in New York. The next conference will take place in Jakarta Indonesia from July 11 to 13, 2012 followed by one in Senegal in August, 2012.