Bridging The Gap Between Academia And Industry,ICT Meet Up

HOUR OF CODE is a global Mentoring & Coding movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries, 131 registered events in Nepal focused on an introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics in an hour.

This edition of Hour of code was successfully organized by Women in STEM, It was held on 20-23rd March 2016 and was supported and managed by Prime IT Club. It was three days event 2 hours each day, where students of 1st semester (BSc.CSIT and others) were given the training/workshop focused on HTML/CSS, Bootstrap which is highly demanded these days. As a FACILITATOR we had Ms. Bineeta Shrestha(B.E .IT, NCIT college) and Ms. Sinuna Chaudhary (BSc (HONS) Computing & IT from Islington College) Ms. Sinuna Chaudhary is a Graduate in BSc (HONS) Computing & IT from Islington College , currently working as a Freelance Web Developer and has designed and developed websites for different companies.

Ms. Bineeta Shrestha has completed a Bachelor of Engineering in Information & Technology from NCIT. She is also Co-Founder at Women In STEM and also been one of the Winner at EmpowHER2015 (Young Aspiring Leader) The venue was supported by Prime IT Club in Prime College, Nayabazar, Kathmandu. This event was primarily focused on girls who have chosen their career path in the information technology field. The event game was also hugely supported by Ujyalo Foundation, an organization that focuses on women empowerment and development.

The club is also set to organized ICT Meet Up V4.0 on May 21-22, 2016 with the theme of Industrial-Academia Collaboration that endeavors to bridge the gap between students skill level and professional workplace.