GTT, in collaboration with the Bistro Restaurant and in recognition of International Women’s Day, on Thursday hosted a special luncheon for several women who have taken an active role in the development and promotion of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in Guyana.Justin Nedd addressing the honorees at the luncheon including First Lady Sandra Granger and Telecommunications Minister, Cathy Hughes at the evening on ThursdayFirst Lady Sandra Granger and of Public Telecommunications Minister Cathy Hughes were among the women who were all drawn from the private sector, Government, University of Guyana and CARICOM, and are all integrally involved in an area which traditionally was male -dominated.GTT’s Chief Executive Office Justin Nedd, speaking at the luncheon, highlighted that GTT has taken a leading role in the development of STEM in Guyana. He said women’s “work and roles align perfectly with the Innov8 initiatives of the company.“Our commitment of G$18 million to STEM and internet for all primary schools is demonstrative of this support,” he remarked.Nedd pointed out that the women being honoured stand as great examples of the possibilities and opportunities for girls/women to play key roles in the STEM arena.In response, the honourees expressed their appreciation for the company’s recognition of their roles in STEM.
ATHLETICS: A large Donegal contingent will be involved in the Irish team that will participate in the European cup competition in Herkalion, Crete.Donegal related athletes included on team are a trio of Finn Valley athletes in the form of Olympian Tori Pena, who had a seasons best at Rabat, Morocco. They then have Dempsey Mc Guigan hammer throw, recently having improved his Donegal record.Megan Tice a new recruit with family connections in Gwedore who had a pr at 1.85 recently in the US and of course Mark English, UCD , from Letterkenny who has already Q for world championships in Beijing.The team manager on this occasion is the experienced Finn Valley leader Patsy Mc Gonagle.LARGE DONEGAL CONTINGENT INVOLVED IN IRISH SIDE FOR EUROPEAN CUP EVENT IN GREECE was last modified: June 15th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:athleticsdonegalFinn Valley ACIrish team. European CupNoticesSport