Women Techmakers Kathmandu and GDG Kathmandu are all set to jointly organize IWD Kathmandu 2019 celebration on April 20, Saturday.

International Women’s Day (IWD) is recognized around the world as a celebration of women’s history, accomplishment, and achievements. IWD Kathmandu 2019 will be an important moment to recognize how women have influenced the tech industry and beyond.

The event is mainly targeted towards young professionals and college/university students who will be joining the industry shortly as engineers, developers, designers, etc.

About Women Techmakers and IWD

Women Techmakers is Google’s global program for women in technology. Having a diversity of perspectives and ideas leads to better decision-making, more relevant products, and makes the industry much more interesting. Women Techmakers believes that by creating the right environments, programs and policies, women in tech are better positioned to drive transformational change in the industry and beyond.

International Women’s Day (IWD), marked on March 8th every year, is an important moment to recognize how women have influenced the tech industry and beyond. In different regions, the focus of celebrations ranges from general respect and appreciation toward women to a celebration of women’s economic, political, and social achievements.

Khalti is proud to support the event and recognize and promote the involvement of girls and women in technology in Nepal.

Join us in celebrating International Women’s Day and recognize how women have influenced the tech industry and beyond.

Event Details:

Date: 20 April 2019

Time: 11 AM – 4 PM

Venue: Dining Park, Mid Baneshwor

Facebook event URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/492587387939495/

To register for participation, visit http://meetu.ps/e/GrTCr/xZmCk/f

Amidst the event, there will also be exhibitions of tech companies like Khalti Digital Wallet and tech communities like Women Leaders in Technology and Flutter Nepal.

Details about various sessions during the event:

Hall A

Time Session Title Topic/Product Speaker name
10:30 – 11:00 Registration
11:00 – 11: 20 Welcome
Introduction to GDG, WTM, teams, IWD Nhasala Joshi
11:30 – 11:50 Speaker 1 Solving local problems with technology Rumee Singh, esatya
11:50 – 12:00 Announcement 1 Google Cloud Platform/Cloud Study Jam/Cloud Next Suresh Ghimire, GDG Kathmandu
12:00 – 12:20 Speaker 2 Human-centric Design Dori Nyugen, Utopia
12:20 – 12:30 Announcement 2 Flutter Study Jam Flutter Nepal
12:30 – 1:00 Speaker 3 What does it mean to be good at Computer Science? Dovan Rai, NAMII
12:50 – 1:00 Announcement 3 Google Summer of Code and WTM Scholarship WTM Kathmandu
1:00 – 1:20 Speaker 4 Let’s type check Javascript too Jagat Tuladhar,
1:20 – 2:00 Break
2:00 – 2:30 Speaker 5 Tech Entrepreneurship Amit Agrawal,
Khalti Wallet
2:40 – 3:00 Speaker 6 Innovations and Aspirations Ojash Shrestha,
3:00 – 3:15 Speaker 7 Girls Mapping Initiatives Sushma Giri,
Kathmandu Living Labs
3:15 – 3:30 Speaker 8 Representing Nepalese women in Wikipedia Women in Wiki
3:30 – 4:00 #IamRemarkable #IamRemarkable session, as designed by Google Nhasala Joshi, Mansi Limbu
4:00 – 4:10 Closing Remarks Women in Tech in Nepal Women Techmakers
4:10 – 4:15 Photoshoot
4:15 onwards Networking

Hall B

Time Session Title Topic/Product Speaker name
11:30 – 1:30 Google Cloud Platform/Cloud Study Jam Technical session/workshop GDG Kathmandu
1:30 – 2:00 Break
2:00 – 4:00 Flutter Study Jam Technical session/workshop Flutter Nepal