Karachi, April 6, 2021: Girls Tech Quest 2021, an initiative of 10Pearls College, is a platform for ladies to compete, community and showcase their tech abilities. The 5th version of WTQ was held on-line on April 3, 2021. Greater than 700 ladies participated within the occasion, not solely from completely different cities and cities of Pakistan, but additionally from internationally together with USA, Italy, Jordan and Germany.
WTQ, launched in 2017, is a contest devoted to encourage ladies to excel in know-how careers. The ladies take part in hands-on Coding, Testing and Design competitions, and the winners get thrilling prizes and publicity. Moreover, there are visitor speaker classes and panel discussions, whereby main skilled ladies share their experiences to assist different ladies develop.
In response to Zeeshan Aftab, Co-Founder, 10Pearls, “As a number one know-how firm, we would like to create an ecosystem that allows ladies to reveal their creativity and experience, community with influential professionals, and speed up their careers. This version of WTQ gave ladies throughout Pakistan a possibility to compete, win prizes and study from ladies excelling within the world tech panorama.”
The competitors consisted of three streams; the Coding competitors included a sequence of issues introduced to the individuals, requiring them to make use of any programming language of their alternative to unravel them. The Testing Competitors introduced contestants with a set of targets to check their database and automation ideas, whereas the Design Competitors required individuals to unravel a UI/UX problem, the place their strategy in the direction of consumer analysis, persona constructing and consumer flows had been judged. There have been 6 winners in complete – two from Coding, two from Testing and a couple of from Design competitors.
Winners Listing – WTQ 2021
|Testing||Syeda Ayesha Tanvir (Skilled), Samrah Mazhar (Scholar)|
|Coding||Maryam Nasir (Skilled), Batool Ahmed (Scholar)|
|Design||Aaira Suhail (Skilled), Midhat Kamal (Scholar)|
In response to Ayesha Tanvir, Winner of Testing Competitors, “Girls Tech Quest gave me an glorious alternative to get visibility, study, and have nice credentials on my CV. It felt nice to be acknowledged for my abilities and to win such a tricky competitors!”
Other than the Competitors, WTQ additionally featured inspirational speaker classes by esteemed ladies resembling Sundas Khalid, Senior Analytical Lead, Google (Opening Keynote), Ayman Sarosh, Proprietor, WECan (Speaker Session), and Sarah Roderus, Vice President, Testing Companies, 10Pearls (Closing Keynote).
As well as, an invigorating panel dialogue on “Elevating Girls Leaders and Why it Issues” was additionally held. The occasion was moderated by Samar Hasan, Founder, Epiphany, and Panelists included Asma Shabab, Innovation and Expertise Strategist, IBM; Zahra Shah, Co-Founder, Seers; and Puruesh Chaudhary, Founder, Foresight Lab. The dialogue centered round enabling management qualities, overcoming obstacles, constructing confidence and the influence of ladies management in an organization’s development.
Girls Tech Quest has all the time been supported by high names in know-how and different industries. We’re proud to have reputed names like Pakistani Girls in Computing (PWiC), WomeninTechPK, Girls Engineers Pakistan (WEP), GDG Kolachi, Girls Techmakers and GDG Islamabad as our Occasion Companions for WTQ2021. The occasion was sponsored by Careem, Trashit, Vogue Aesthetic and Nails & Wooden.
About 10Pearls College
10Pearls College, a Heart of Steady and Advance Studying, goals to supply an ecosystem for college kids and professionals to study, community and upskill their data. The platform is used to conduct workshops and coaching classes on superior applied sciences, enhancing particular person development and growth. It additionally organizes progressive know-how conferences, occasions, competitions, hackathons and webinars with a purpose to construct neighborhood engagement, and lead the dialog in trade innovation and rising tech. Our mission is to allow a studying platform the place expertise is provided with state-of-the-art coaching/assets, empowering them to spice up careers and lead innovation.
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