File Name:WIT_Sri_Lanka_Summary_Report.pdfSize: 65 Kb Adobe Acrobat PDF Description:This document summarizes the success of the 66 scholarships awarded to Sri Lankan women through the Women in Technology program implemented by the Institute of International Education through a subcontract under the dot-GOV Leader Award managed by Internews Network, Inc. The Women in Technology scholarship program was for women to attend the Cisco Networking Academy Program (CNAP) at the following educational institutions: Sri Lanka Institute of Technology (Colombo) The Barbara Mulvaney Computer Training Center (Jaffna) The program supported these women from July 2004 through March 2006. The female scholars studying at The Barbara Mulvaney Computer Training Center in Jaffna were not able to continue after the devastating tsunami in December 2004. The relationship with USAID, Cisco Systems and Institute of International Education is an example of a public-private partnership.
Development Sector(s): Information Technology, Workforce Development, Global Partnerships, Women in Development
ICT Intervention(s): ICT and Women, Public/Private Partnerships, Technical Training
Core funding for the DOT-COM Alliance is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture & Trade, Office of Infrastructure and Engineering (EGAT/OI&E), Office of Education (EGAT/ED), and Office of Women in Development (EGAT/WID), under the terms of Award numbers: GDG-A-00-01-00009-00, dot-GOV; GDG-A-00-01-00014-00, dot-ORG; GDG-A-00-01-00011-00, dot-EDU.