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Girl Guides of Canada and BlackBerry Join Forces to Educate Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts

Guide shows off her new Digital Defender badge from Girl Guides of Canada, developed in partnership with BlackBerry. Girls of all ages, can learn about the cyber threats they might face, how cybersecurity works, how it impacts their daily lives, and get exposure to careers in cybersecurity. (CNW Group/Girl Guides of Canada)

Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada BlackBerry Limited launched a cybersecurity skills-based programming, Digital Defenders, for Girl Guides of Canada 70,000 members. Designed to provide girls with the necessary skill-set to spark early interest in the cybersecurity industry, the Girl Guide-led program encourages participants to take a “how stuff works” approach to cybersecurity, giving them a robust […]

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International Day of the Girl via Status of Women Canada

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International Day of the Girl is celebrated on October 11. It is a day dedicated to championing girls’ rights around the world. Canadians recognize how important girls are to our future. That’s because Canadians believe that every girl deserves an equal start in life and the chance to grow to her full potential. That equality starts […]

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October 11th is International Day of the Girl

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United Nations Resolution 66/170 In 2011, as the result of youth advocacy around the world, the United Nations declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. Its mission is “to help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls’ lives, providing an opportunity for them to show leadership and reach their full potential.” It’s a day […]

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