As many as 80 UGM students have been selected to join woman’s capacity training during the UNESCO-UNITWIN Training Program, held at UGM.
The event was organised by Sookmyung Women’s University South Korea, Asia Pacific Women’s Information Network Center (APWINC), South Korea’s Education Ministry in cooperation with UGM Centre for Women’s Studies. From 7- 11 January 2019 the students were given training in information technology and communication, and leadership.
Niken Herminingsih, M.Hum., event committee member, said the training was conducted to increase the knowledge and interest of the students in terms of information communication and technology, and leadership.
“We hope the event would increase the capacity of the women regarding information communication and technology, and leadership,” she said alongside the event on Monday (7/1) at Faculty of Law UGM.
The participants were divided into small groups of ICT and given training by experts related to Arduino by Prof. Todd Holoubek from Seoul Innovation Center and Cloud Computing by Changmin Park from Sookmyung Women's University.
Participants of leadership training were given a special lecture from UGM Vice-Rector for Research and Community Service, drg. Ika Dewi Ana, M.Ke., Ph.D., and Founder of Yayasan Rumah Komunitas Kreatif, Dr. Ella Yulaelawati.
“At the end of the training each team will present their ideas on the matter. The best team will earn an opportunity to take part in a one-week training in South Korea at the end of this year,” she said.