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NIGERIA: Intel advocates women empowerment via ICT

In recognition of the role of women in nation building and their contribution to world development, Intel Corporation, has joined in the global celebration of International Women’s Day with a call for improved commitment towards the empowerment of women and the girl child in all fields of human endeavor including technology and entrepreneurial skills.
The International Women’s Day is celebrated globally on March 8th of every year. The Day celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing world attention on areas requiring further action and improvements. The theme for this year’s celebration is ‘Inspiring Change’.
In a press statement, Country Manager, Intel Nigeria, Bunmi Ekundare, stressed that Intel Corporation was committed to supporting creative initiatives that seek to empower aspiring female entrepreneurs with the needed technological and entrepreneurial training that can help them compete favourably in the marketplace.
“Empowering women through information and communications technology has been considered critical to the attainment of the Millennium Development

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