25 Female Journalists Trained in Digital Security

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Digital-Security-Training: In an effort to strengthen women Journalists capacity in ICT, 25 female journalists have been trained in Digital security by the West African ICT Action Network (WAICTANET).

WAICTANET in partnership with the Female Journalists Association of Liberia (FeJAL) concluded a two day Internet Communication Technology training in Monrovia. The training aimed at enhancing women journalists’ capacity as a means of protecting their professional work, gadgets and other important documents on several devices used.

In remarks, the head of WAICTANET, Peterking Quaye, lauded the participants for efforts in advancing their work while assuring FeJAL of more collaboration to address digital security issues in the media work.

“Let me assure FeJAL of future collaborations and engagements which will reactivate the group’s digital platform to another level and its membership”.

He hoped that participants’ utilize the skills and knowledge acquired in digital security will help to improve their work in a meaningful way.
Speaking earlier, one of the participants lauded the efforts of both organizations in building their capacities as media practitioners in ICT, pledging the fullest implementation of the skills acquired over the period ahead.

For her part, FeJAL’s coordinator Siatta Scott-Johnson challenged Female Journalists to be more proactive in their duties as they have acquired additional knowledge in ICT digital security, which she believes will impact their work.

“The work we do as journalist is very important so there is a need that we protect our information at all times especially with some new techniques and tricks learned here over the last few days”. Madam Johnson stated.

She thanked the WAICTANET for the partnership and pledged her organization’s full support for more in enhancing the capacity of all female journalists in Liberia with broader knowledge on digital security and more.

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