The iamtheCODE Podcast

In Conversation with Doreen Bogdan-Martin - Access and Safety for All

Season 6: Episode 12

Hello From Kakuma, we welcome you to this special iamtheCODE Podcast episode.

We celebrated Girls ICT Day in Kakuma Refugee Camp, where Lady Mariéme hosted the Podcast after two years of not meeting the girls.
She also launched the iamtheCODE Digital Platform. She was joined by Doreen Bogdan-Martin is Director of the Telecommunication Development Bureau of the International Telecommunication Union, the Secretariat of ITU-D. She was elected at the 2018 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Dubai and was named the first woman in the 153-year history of the ITU to hold an elected office. Previously, Bogdan-Martin was Chief of Strategic Planning and Membership from 2008-to 2018. Bogdan-Martin also serves as the Executive Director of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development. They are both passionate about giving girls access to technology and innovation.

As mentioned, we are also celebrating the launch of our new Digital Platform. We want to encourage young people, particularly young women and girls from marginalized communities, to learn how to code using our intuitive online and offline interface. Find out more via our website and social media.

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DISCLAIMER: The views expressed during this interview are the guests personal opinion.

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