Deputy Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Rukia Nakaddama Calls upon women to pursue ICT careers

BY: Eyalama In Business, News On
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The 3rd Deputy Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Rukia Nakaddama Isanga represented Prime Minister of Uganda, Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja as Guest of honor at the Huawei ICT Talent Development Report Launch, 2021-2022 ICT Competition launch and awarding ceremony of the 2020 ICT competitions.

3rd Deputy Prime Minister Rukia Isanga Nakaddama, handing over gifts to Nalwoga Doreen, a 2020 Huawei ICT global Competition winner.

Deputy Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Rukia Isanga Nakaddama has called upon Ugandan girls and women to take up opportunities in the Information and Communication Technology sector.


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Rt Hon Rukia Isanga Nakaddama at the event August 27th, 2021, challenged women to take on the male-dominated field in order to excel in their respective careers and improve their efficiencies at work and lifestyles.


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Rt. Hon Rukia Nakaddama making her closing remarks at the Ceremony.


“As a woman who has risen to a high office, I would like to encourage more women out there to take up opportunities more so in ICT which has been predominantly taken up by men.”


The deputy prime minister lauded Ms. Doreen Nalwoga, a student from Lira University who emerged top among the world’s best at the Huawei ICT Competition Global finals.

“I thank the likes of my daughter Doreen, one of the participants of the 2020 ICT Competitors who took up the first position at the global stage, thank you once again and I wish you luck in your life journeys.”


Doreen is one of the three Ugandan students who not only took the first position at Africa Stage but also at the world stage beating off competition of over 39 countries and 103 teams. The other two students representing Uganda were Shaffic Nyanzi and Emmanuel Kiguli from Muni. The Huawei ICT Competition is an annual international competition, a communication platform for university students and higher education institutions within the Huawei ICT Academy program.

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