Girls in Asia Data Training (GiADT)

PROJECT STATUS: Ongoing

RESEARCH SITES: Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Pakistan

 

The GiADT project is a collaboration of Four universities from Asia under the auspices of ipid-Asia Women Forum. The project aims to provide online and in-person sessions in 4 Asian countries to inspire, engage, and connect young girls with STEM.


The Girls in Asia Data Training (GiADT) aims to encourage the interest of young girls in data science, and provides opportunities to develop important research skill sets, including data visualization, infographics and video presentation, and science communication. This program is open to girls from Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, and India, with two undergraduate students majoring in STEM-related fields and 20 high school students selected from each country. Each country offers sessions focusing on different themes, with Indonesia offering sessions on the economy and business, Malaysia concentrating on climate impacts on health, and Pakistan and India focusing on education. The program features a number of skills development workshops and opportunities for mentorship, including connections with prominent women data scientists.

Project Team

ipid-Asia Women Forum

Dr Ezmieralda Melissa

BINUS, Indonesia

Dr Shaista Falak

CONTRIBUTE, University of Technology Sarawak, Malaysia

Dr Sarbani Banerjee Belur

IIT Bombay, India

Dr Tariq Zaman

ASSET, University of Technology Sarawak, Malaysia

Mehak Sana

Khushal Khan Khattak University, Karak Pakistan

Dr Fasih ur Rehman

Khushal Khan Khattak University, Karak Pakistan


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Malaysia

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