Google: Made with Code
Location: United Nations Headquarters, New York | Website: http://www.madewithcode.com
Google: Made with Code in partnership with Code.org implemented an experiential activation at the United Nations General Assembly 71st Session to promote Sustainable Development Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning and Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
The two day interactive exhibition highlighted the importance of technology and education for girls by engaging high-level delegates and world leaders to learn coding. Participants included Mogens Lykketoft – President of the 70th United Nations General Assembly, Kristalina Georgieva – Vice President of the European Commission, Alexander de Croo -Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium and Rebeca Z. Gyumi – Msichana Initiative.
Simultaneously the momentum was maintained with a live panel discussion on UNTV titled Technology and the SDGs featuring Hadi Partovi- Founder of code.org and Megan Smith – United States Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in the Office of Science and Technology Policy.