Launch and Training of Trainers on Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) in Andhra Pradesh, India

Feb 19th 2018 - Feb 22nd 2018
APCICT/ESCAP, Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (India Women's University, Andhra Pradesh)
Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (APCICT/ESCAP), in cooperation with Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvaidyalayam (Women’s University) launched the Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh on 19 February 2018.

Following the launch, a WIFI Training of Trainers (TOT) for policymakers and women entrepreneurs was organized on 20-22 February 2018. The Training of Trainers aimed to build a network of resource persons and trainers who can help implementing the WIFI programme at the state and local levels.

About the Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI)

Launched in June 2016, WIFI is APCICT’s flagship ICT capacity development programme for promoting women entrepreneurship. It aims to strengthen the capacity of current and potential women entrepreneurs in Asia and Pacific on utilizing ICT in support of their businesses. The programme also enhances the capacities of government leaders and policymakers to create an enabling environment for women entrepreneurs through appropriate policies and support programmes. More information is available at