ITU recruits Geena Davis to get more women into ICT

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http://www.itwire.com – The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has named the actress Geena Davis as its 'Special Envoy for Women and Girls in ICT', to promote its new 'Tech Needs Girls' campaign. {loadposition stuart}Her appointment follows the ITU naming her as a laureate at its World Telecommunication and Information Society Awards on May 16 in Geneva and, it says, is "the first major announcement linked to a new ITU campaign highlighting the empowering role technology can play in the lives of women and girls."The ITU said: "The three-year campaign will raise awareness worldwide of the role information an (IT news)