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Monday, April 27, 2015

International Girls in ICT Day 2015

International Girls in ICT Day, 2015- Gaming and Programming with Alice Workshop for Girls


Kulachi Hansraj Model School celebrated International Girls in ICT Day, 2015 in collaborationwith Oracle Academy.

Workshop: "Gaming and Programming with Alice"

Mode: Realtime, virtual ( Platform-Cisco WebEx)

Date: 23rd April, 2015

Time: 9:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

No. Of Girls Participated: 50

Student Prerequisite: Girls from class IX-X, who are familiar working on Alice 3 (were given training prior to the session).

Teacher Cordinator: Ms. Nita Arora, Ms. Archika Bhatia


  • Encourage girls to take up ICT as a career.
  • Providing an insight tnto career options in the field of ICT.
  • Empowering them to think big and aim high.
  • Providing Hands-on to the programming concepts and thus developing interest in programming and gaming in a fun way.


Oracle targeted to reach as many girls across India through hands-on program entitled " Gaming and Programming with Alice". The workshop was real time on a virtual platform (Cisco WebEx). The virtual instructor (Oracle Academy staff) and the enthusiastic classroom teacher in the computer lab, across multiple locations worked together to facilitate a fun workshop on Alice. Girls were engaged in a positive learning environment. Women leaders,
1. Laakshmi Venkatakrishnan - Director Software Development, SOA (Fusion Middleware)
2. Sujata Madhav Chandran - Principal Sales Consultant, Oracle India
interacted with the Girls on the ocassion. They highlighted their journey of growth and shared the success mantras. They also discussed various career options in ICT. Time was designated to answer few questions from Girls.

* International Girls in ICT Day is celebrated on the 4th Thursday of April each year.

Feedback of students in video form shared below:

The video of the project submitted by students:

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