Monrovia – Liberia is abuzz with anticipation as it readies itself for a momentous occasion that promises to mark a significant milestone in the nation’s technological journey. The country is all set to host its inaugural National ICT Award event alongside the highly awaited book launch, titled “ICTs: Tools for Liberia’s Development” authored by Willie Bee Tingba, Jr. This dual event is poised to not only celebrate technological achievements but also propel Liberia further into the digital age.
Book Launch: ICTs: Tools for Liberia’s Development
The book, authored by Willie Bee Tingba, Jr, promises to be a groundbreaking contribution to the world of information and communication technology (ICT). Focused on Liberia’s unique context, the book delves into the pivotal role of ICT in advancing the nation’s development. It offers insights, strategies, and real-world case studies that shed light on how technology can be harnessed for socio-economic growth and prosperity.
One of the most noteworthy aspects of this book launch is its philanthropic mission. A portion of the funds raised from the event will be dedicated to the establishment of a digital research center in a remote area of Liberia, a vital step towards bridging the digital divide and ensuring that technology reaches all corners of the nation.
The grand event is set to take place at the prestigious Monrovia City Hall, located at 1st Street Sinkor, on September 30, 2023, starting at 5 p.m. Attendees can choose from three ticket options to be a part of this historic event:
Guest Ticket: $25
VIP Ticket: $40
Corporate Ticket: $500
The Significance of the National ICT Award Event
The inaugural National ICT Awards serve as a platform to celebrate the achievements and innovations within Liberia’s tech industry. It recognizes the contributions of ICT students, professionals, policymakers, and organizations who have played pivotal roles in advancing the nation’s technological landscape. This event not only showcases Liberia’s commitment to technological growth but also inspires a new generation of tech enthusiasts.
Furthermore, the book launch will provide a unique opportunity for ICT stakeholders, including students, professionals, and policymakers, to come together, network, and exchange ideas. It promises to be an evening of knowledge-sharing and collaboration, setting the stage for a brighter, tech-driven future for Liberia.
Don’t Miss Out!
Don’t miss out on this historic occasion! Join us on September 30, 2023, at the Monrovia City Hall, as we celebrate Liberia’s technological journey and pave the way for a digital future. Get your tickets now and be a part of this remarkable event that will shape Liberia’s ICT landscape for years to come.
About the Author
Willie Bee Tingba, Jr. is a Liberian author, IT professional, Lecturer in Information Technology, and a leading Digital Rights Advocate in Liberia. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology Infrastructure Management Services from the United Methodist University (UMU) in Liberia. He is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Information Systems Engineering at Cyprus International University, as well as a Master’s in Artificial Intelligence Engineering at Near East University. He is the Founder and First President of both the Liberia Information Technology Student Union (LITSU) and the Liberia Computer Society (LCS). He has formerly worked for the BlueCrest University College and the Internal Audit Agency, Republic of Liberia.