UIST, Part of Global Engineer Girls (GEG)

UIST, Part of Global Engineer Girls (GEG)

On the invitation of Global Engineer Girls (GEG) initiative, Professor Ustijana Rechkoska Shikoska, Ph.D. the Vice-Rector, and Professor Jovanka Damoska Sekuloska, Ph.D. the Dean of Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering attended on official start of the Global Engineer Girls programme in Macedonia. Ebru Özdemir, Chairperson of Limak Group of Companies; Jeton Shaqiri, the Minister of Education and Science and Armen Grigoryan, UNDP Resident Representative for the Republic of North Macedonia greeted the attendees. GEG’s predecessor, the Engineer Girls of Turkey (EGT), was launched in Turkey in 2015. Its founder, Ebru Özdemir, said at the time that “Engineering isn’t a man’s world anymore. Through the EGT project, we target the disproportionate representation of women at both academic and professional levels”. University of Information Science and Technology “St. Paul the Apostle” is selected to be part of this programme and Sara Kracoska, a student of Applied ICT (e-Government, e-Business, e-Culture) is in the first group of students in GEG programme.