EiTESAL Gender Diversity Initiative Launching Day

Background of the event:


EiTESAL is seeking the dynamic and sustainable development and the competitiveness of the ICT sector and is focusing on creating a voice for women in ICT by partnering with industry leaders to drive women empowerment agenda in Egypt.


Initiative Value Proposition: EiTESAL "Gender Diveristy "COMMUNITY


  • EiTESAL will build a strong network for women in ICT sector in Egypt. The purpose of that network is to develop a platform that will support IT women professionals to advance in their careers and provide companies an access to a pool of talented IT professionals. Finally, yet importantly, through this platform EiTESAL aim to build the needed awareness to promote gender diversity within businesses operating in ICT.


Initiative Objectives:

The proposed initiative has the following three inter-related objectives that EiTESAL will aim to apply:

  • Build a strong effective women community in ICT.
  • Empower women in ICT: develop and raise women skills through professional capacity building programs.
  • Increase corporate awareness about gender diversity.

Target audience:

  • Women Working in ICT Field.
  • Organizations who support the women.
  • Partnership organizations. (GIZ-MCIT ..  etc.)
  • HR Mangers in ICT Companies.
  • Talent Development entities.
  • ICT Technical Engineers (IT Seniors & Top Managers)
  • Academia Professionals.
  • Men working in ICT Companies in c levels. 

The Event Agenda will be as the following:

06:00 – 06:30 PM

Registration & Networking

06:30 – 06:35 PM

Welcome Speech

Dr. Mohamed Shedeed; EiTESAL Managing Director 

 Initiative Introduction & launching the platfor

06:35 – 06:50 PM

En. Reem Asaad; EiTESAL board member

06:50 – 07:30 PM

Keynote Speaker:
Overcome the gender bias.  Be bold.  Be yourself!

Ms. Rania Abou Rabia; Women leadership expert

07:30 -  07:45 PM

Coffee Break

07:45 – 8:00 PM

"Women Empowerment Principles" Presentation

Mr. Muhammad Al-Fouly, UN Global Compact Network ; Egypt Executive Director. 

08:00 – 09:00 PM

Panel Discussion “How to Empower Women In ICT “

  • How gender diversity could promote growth and sustainability in ICT sector in Egypt.


  • Challenges faced by women in the ICT sector and how to address them to create an enabling working environment.

Moderator:  Mr. Muhammad Al-Fouly, UN Global Compact Network. 

  1. Ms. Enas Azaz l HR Director, ASSET
  2. Dr.  Heba Saleh l Chairman, ITI
  3. Ms. Maha Fawzy l Unit Director, Management and English Training Unit.
  4. Ms. Manal Amin l CEO, Arabize

09:00 – 09:15 PM

Conclusions & What Is Next?

9:15 – 10:00 PM



From 7/12/2017 6:00:00 PM
To 7/12/2017 9:00:00 PM


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