International Women’s Day Celebration and Google Cloud Next 2017, Dang


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 Lodge, Ghorahi Dang amongst around 50 participants.

The formal inauguration of the program was done by Hon. Parliament member Anita Devkota. The program began with the welcome speech of chief guest Hon. Parliament member Anita Devkota and WTM Dang’s lead Mrs. Laxmi Gautam. The first session of the program included the major theme of IWD 2017, telling your story. WTM Kathmandu’s lead Mrs. Sovita Dahal took the session sharing her experiences about her journey in WTM and in the technology field. The second session included the session of Google Cloud Next by Mr. Abhishek Pandey (Co-Organizer GDG Dang). Google Next 2017’s highlight session was included and the presentation regarding the basic cloud computing tools that can be used in our daily life was clarified. The participants looked quite interested.

The session followed with a short interactive session and VR session through Google Cardboard. Later, a short presentation on Google Local Guides was carried out by Mr. Niraj Bhusal (Community Manager/Founder Google Developer Group Dang & Women Techmakers Dang) which was later followed by a workshop on Google Cloud tools including Google drive, Google photos, Google docs, Google sheets, etc. Later, a short feedback session was included and the program was formally ended by ending speech from the chief guest.


All the registered participants were provided with a special gift from WTM along with stickers. After a fun filled photo session, the program formally ended. As a whole, IWD 2017 and Google Cloud Next 2017 by WTM Dang in collaboration with GDG Dang was a great success.

The event was sponsored by Google and Supporters of the event were: Ampersand Developers, Biti , SUKONNA, Dynamic Computer Institute Dang.

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