Information Technology Department, Gilgit Baltistan

Pakistan (Muhammad Yasir)

Skardu, Pakistan – The Information Technology Department and Circle Women Association in collaboration with the Government of Gilgit-Baltistan organized a four-day training program titled “Nano Influencer Academy For Women ” to provide employment opportunities to young women in Gilgit-Baltistan through digital literacy and creative skills.

The provincial minister for information technology, Tehreen Zaman, attended the event as the chief guest. She addressed the participants and said that the purpose of this four-day training session is to highlight the hidden talents and skills of young women in Gilgit-Baltistan and provide them with employment opportunities through digital media platforms from home. She also said that the women of Gilgit-Baltistan are talented and that their business skills need to be highlighted. She expressed hope that the young women participating in the training program will benefit from it and be able to use their skills to generate income from home.

The CEO of Circle Women Association, Sadaffe Abid, said that her organization is a tech-enabled non-profit organization that aims to empower women through digital literacy and business skills. She said that the training program is designed to teach young women how to use digital media platforms to generate income.

The training program was attended by government officials, social media influencers, and other stakeholders. A memorandum of understanding was also signed between the Information Technology Department and Circle Women Association to further collaborate on initiatives to empower women in Gilgit-Baltistan.