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Women Techmakers is Google’s global program for women in technology. WTM provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology to drive innovation and participation in the field. WTM events are designed to promote an environment of inclusivity for women in technology, as well as celebrate women leading the industry. We want to advance, grow, and celebrate women developers, designers, and technology entrepreneurs across all phases of their career.Dang saw the first series of International Women’s Day Celebration this year organized by WTM Dang in collaboration with GDG Dang. The event was held on 8th April 2017 at Rapti Super…

National Booksellers and Publishers Association of Nepal(NBPAN) and Nepal Pragya Pratisthan are jointly organizing National Book Fair 2017 from today. The organizers are planning for this third iteration of the national book fair from February 16th. This event has been running since 2014 every year with the motto of promoting the reading habit among Nepalese people and also promoting the Nepali books along with new writers. Since the event was cancelled last year due to the earthquake, this year the organizers are planning for bigger approach to the books. The deals on the books are expected to be highly exciting.…

FOSS Nepal’s Software Freedom Day 2016 celebration event turned out to be a huge success this 17th September. As every year, FOSS Nepal community had organized this event to mark the international Software Freedom Day. The event took place at Agrawal Bhawan, Kamalpokhari, among around 500 participants. The formal inauguration of SFD was done at 11 am, along the National anthem and speeches by guest speakers. The keynote session included the speakers Mr. Prakash Neupane; the founder of Nepflights, Mr. Nama Raj Budhathoki from Kathmandu Living Labs, and our very own Dr. Mahabir Pun. The speakers focused mainly on the…

Free and Open Source Software Community Nepal is planning something big for the global Software Freedom Day this year. Software Freedom day (SFD) is a public day marked to celebrate the use of open source products and software worldwide. Moreover, it is a part of encouragement to the general public about the virtues of using open source products. This day is celebrated on 3rd Saturday of September, every year, worldwide. Looking at the preparations, we can say that, FOSS Nepal all set for Software Freedom Day 2016. With the major goal of letting people know benefits of using FOSS in…

Computer Association of Nepal (CAN) is up again with a new addition to its series of regular tech events. Previously known for the regular CAN Infotech events, this time, CAN comes up with CAN CommTech 2016 for the first time. CAN is hosting this event for the first time targeting the communication field. The CommTech will be mainly focused on communication as well as mobile companies and stalls. The event is being held from 8th to 11th September at Bhrikutimandap exhibition hall. The major sponsor Subisu and co-sponsor Samsung are hoping the event to be a grand success. Along with…

The Nepali branch of the global Google Local Guides Community is seemingly spreading widely in Nepal recently. It was seen on the Saturday’s Nepal Local Guides and Ingress Nepal Meet-up. The Nepal Local Guides and Ingress Nepal community organized a meet-up together on 6th August in order to meet and greet all the people volunteering in Kathmandu. The event took place around Patan Durbar Square. The new Ingress agents and local guides seemed enthusiastic and excited about the community in Nepal. The participants were the Local Guides from beginners to level five local guides. They shared their experiences as a local guide. The…

Women Tech Makers(WTM) is a specified program brought out by Google mainly targeting the women to prosper in the field of technology. This team has convened several global events across 52 different countries. As a part of these events, Google I/O Extended event along with Android Workshop in Nepal is being organized in Kathmandu, Nepal, WTM being the main organizer. Along with WTM, Karkhana is joining hands with its #MakerKT workshop for all women around Nepal. The event will be mainly focused on giving the information about the yearly program of Google I/O and will provide the recap session. Besides,…