Intel’s Girls & Women Initiatives objective: Empowering girls and women through technology to participate and prosper and lead in the global economy

So the opportunity in front of us is great. But we know that the issues are complex and require collaboration at many levels. Intel has developed a 3 pillar strategy to address the gaps that women face globally, and have developed programs and collaborative partnerships with the hope of achieving measurable progress before the end of this decade.

  • First, is Digital Inclusion – increasing the opportunity for girls and women to use technology. 
  • Second is helping to enable broader Access to Education – whether it is through our direct programs or through our partnerships.
  • Third is the need to develop technology solutions that directly benefit women and girls – from rural IT solutions that provide access to engaging software developers to “code for good” and create apps that can help women connect with economic, education, and health resources.

François Ledoux

François Ledoux is Corporate Affairs Manager for Intel Corporation responsible for the Strategic Design and Implementation of all Corporate Affairs programs. Education and Community Programs are the key pillars for Intel’s CSR activities in France. Within this scope, he and the European team are working closely with National Governments, Ministries, NGO’s, NPO´s and the European Union.

François holds a Master degree in Pedagogy and Multimedia from the Pierre & Marie Curie University of Paris (France). Before his graduation, he held several positions in the area of Education at the French Ministry of Education – Primary school teacher; in a Vocational Training center specialized in IT; at the National Science museum – La Cité des Sciences in Paris, the University Agency for French Speaking Countries. After his graduation, he worked at the MOE in the IT for education Dpt, and moved to Intel in 2006.

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