“Women-Technopreneur” kicked off in Kathmandu

Kathmandu- Robotics Association of Nepal (RAN) in partnership with the U.S Embassy Kathmandu has kicked off five day technical workshop series “Women-Technopreneur” at IHUB in Kathmandu, Today.

Speaking at inauguration program, Ineke stoneham, Informaiton officer of US Embassy Kathmandu, chief guest of the program at IHUB center said that, “In-total, 420 participants throughout the Nepal from different college, students will be benefited by advanced skills on knowledge of coding and its implementation in hardware devices.” And learn to work in technical fields and design, she added.

This technical workshop series can benefit 60 participants inside the kathmandu valley, which will be running till 20th February, 2017, Bikash Gurung, president of RAN said.

According to president Gurung, the series will also be held in Bhairahawa, Biratnagar, Illam, Surkhet, Pokhara, and Dhangadi.

“Miss-Tech” is a team of women from the Robotics Association of Nepal. Its goal is to encourage women to enter the technical field and develop leadership skills, said Stella Koirala, from Miss Tech Team of RAN.

“Miss-Tech has developed a platform for enthusiastic women in technology to share their knowledge so that they can make a positive difference in their communities”, she added.

“During this workshop, participant can learn Game development through Scratch, Android app development through MIT App Inventor, Hardware interfacing through Arduino, Social networking through Blogging and Entrepreneurship through Business Model Canvas”, said Binod Kandel, Joint-Secretary of RAN.