Continued advances in technology belies the talent crunch in ICT that exists on a global scale. Areas that face a growing shortage of skilled workers include data science, AI, cyber security, and network infrastructure. Here are some of the local initiatives that we’re running to nurture interest in the field and serve as a spingboard for next-gen talent.
ICT Competition In Kuwait
Huawei’s ICT Skill Competition in Kuwait included 3 seminars, 2 roadshows and class visits in ACK, AUK and KU. A total of 120 students registered for the competition and 18 competed for the Kuwait National Finals.
Celebrations for the event welcomed partners KDIPA and the Kuwait National Fund of Small and Medium Enterprises, and members of ACK, AUK and KU.
Scholarships for ICT Students in Korea
Huawei partnered with the KOSAF (The Korea Students Aid Foundation) to provide scholarships worth of US$400,000 to 60 Korean students majoring in ICT. Launched in 2014, the partnership aims to nurture talent and support outstanding ICT university students who are in need of financial support.
Girls in Tech in Korea
For three consecutive years, Huawei has organized the National High school girls programming competition with the E-Hwa Women’s University in Korea.
Huawei aiming to get high schools girls interested in programming and ICT. A total of 300 students have participated in the competition so far, and Huawei offers scholarships to the winners every year.