Women in Huawei

Hu Xiaoman
AI Computing Framework Operation Manager

She hosts salons for female peers to share and learn
Before joining Huawei, Hu was the only woman at the tech company where she worked. Today, she has many female colleagues and hosts “Women in Tech” salons where she and other women can share knowledge and experiences. Attendees said they found a sense of belonging at Hu’s salons.

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Carmen González
Sales VP at Huawei Spain

Fight for your dreams
Carmen González Gens, Vice-President of Huawei Spain’s Consumer Business Group, says her loving father showed her the way. Now she wants to support her two daughters, aged 13 and 10, when they make their career choices in the years to come. To inspire them to fight for their dreams with passion and emotion.

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Phumzile Nase
site integration technical director at Huawei SA

More black women must occupy leadership roles in ICT sector
Huawei Technologies has given me opportunities to show everyone that it’s possible for a female to be a technical director, thus leading the way for institutionalising women in management and technical positions.

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Bian Tingting
Huawei ICT training and certification chief architect

She Plants A Seed and It Grows
Meet Tingting, an adventurous engineering graduate who spent 8 years in Africa before becoming an advocate to help spread digital skills and knowledge. How does she do it? Watch to find out. #WomenInTech #Huawei4Her

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Du Juan
Huawei's TECH4ALL digital inclusion office Director

Leaving No One Behind in the Digital Era
Sometimes life changes faster than we expect. For Du Juan, she believes in initiating changes before they happen, as she blazes new trails in the tech world. Come meet the director of #Huawei’s #TECH4ALL initiative. #WomenInTech #Huawei4Her

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Liu Fei
Huawei’s Chief Cyber Security Researcher

A Cyber Security Expert Leaves No Loopholes in Work and Life
Of course, life isn’t all about work. What does it take to be a full-time parent by night and a cybersecurity executive by day? Meet Liu Fei, Huawei’s Chief Cyber Security Researcher. #WomenInTech #Huawei4Her

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Daisy Zhu
Head of Wireless Marketing Operations

The 5G Lady at Huawei
Daisy Zhu joined Huawei in 2012, and is called the ”5G lady“ by her colleagues. She’s one of the first women working on promoting knowledge about 5G, at a time when the term was hardly heard of.

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Chen Yan
Huawei Principal Engineer

Tiger Lady Meets 5G
Joined Huawei in 2009,Chen Yan says that continuous thinking has made her going further in her career. She started working on 5G research since 2012 and has developed the first 5G lab tours in Huawei Shenzhen headquarter.

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Pallavi Malhotra
WEU Director of Huawei ICT Academy

Combining Passion with Mission
Joined Huawei in 2014, Pallavi Malhotra was one of the first certified women engineers in the UK. Now she works on digital skills training programs that aim to empower hundreds of thousands young students and professionals worldwide.

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Maureen Mwaniki
Huawei Kenya Delivery Quality Assurance & Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Engineering through the strides of Woman
Joined in Huawei Kenya in 2013 as a young lady engineer full of energy and ready to take on any challenge, Maureen never thought that Huawei would change her life in the way it has done for the past 7 years. Now she works through a Huawei women initiative to help Kenyan young women expanding their professional path.

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Women Empowerment Programs

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Women Empowerment Programs

Huawei supports female Indonesian lawmakers via offering digital learning workshop

Huawei is providing tailored training sessions for up to 200 female legislators in Indonesia. Attendees said it’s important for female legislators to understand and master digital technologies so they can improve efficiency in their work and personal lives.

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Huawei unveils female leadership program in Malaysia

Huawei Malaysia and the Women Leadership Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding to co-develop a leadership program for local female students. The program is aimed at fostering more female leaders in the tech realm. It will teach 2,500 female students knowledge related to business analytics, AI, big data, and blockchain.

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Huawei teaches fintech in Ghana

Huawei partnered with Ghana's Rebecca Foundation to offer coding and fintech training to women and students. This program is a step Huawei took to fulfill its promise to the President of Ghana to deliver professional training in the area of information and communications technologies to 10,000 Ghanaians by 2024.

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Huawei hosts cloud boot camp in S.Africa

Huawei hosted a boot camp for more than 100 female entrepreneurs to teach them about cloud technology. The training, which also touches on digital marketing and mobile app development, aims to help women entrepreneurs digitalize their businesses.

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Huawei pays for 2,000 female students’ examination fees in China

Huawei plans to donate 1 million yuan (US$ 156,600) in vocational skills exam vouchers to 2,000 female STEM students in China. The donation was made to encourage more young Chinese women to consider starting a career in the tech industry.

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Huawei launches new ‘TECH4HER’ scholarship programme for female STEM students

In December of 2020, Huawei Ireland announced details of its new ‘TECH4HER’ Scholarship Programme in partnership with Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) and University College Dublin (UCD), aimed at supporting female students studying STEM subjects.

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Women Empowerment Programs

Digitruck’s Soft Skills Training Bridges The Digital Divide In Isiolo County

Women in Technology Huawei (WITH), in partnership Digitruck, recently graduated 55 female trainees from a four-day soft skills training in Garba Tula, Isiolo County.WITH Director, Maureen Mwaniki noted that an increase in the number of women being empowered with digital and soft skills will yield greater opportunities for them in the digital world. She added that this would be especially so for those coming from marginalized communities, notwithstanding the COVID challenges experienced globally。

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HUAWEI Women Developers Program Drives Technological Innovation

Huawei officially launched its HUAWEI Women Developers (HWD) program, which aims to empower women developers to create applications and tools that can change the world. The program is intended to encourage more women to join in technological innovation by providing participants with more opportunities and platforms for career development and skill training.

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BRICS Women Innovation Contest

Huawei co-organizes BRICS Women Innovation Contest

In 2021, the BRICS Women Innovation Contest (hereafter referred to as the Contest), jointly organized by the Chinese Chapter, WBA, and co-sponsored by the Indian, Russian, Brazilian, and South African Chapters, WBA, hits the ground.

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Digital Training Bus

Empowering Women in Rural Bangladesh

In 2017, together with Bangladesh’s ICT Division and Robi Axiata, Huawei is aiming at empowering women in Bangladesh through ‘digital buses’ that go to rural areas and offer digital skills training to women across the country.
Under the three-year ''Digital Training Bus project, six buses fully equipped with modern training facilities are teaching key digital skills to 240,000 women across 64 districts of the country.

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DigiTruck in Kenya

Class is Open Anywhere

Partnering with the Belgian NGO Close the Gap, Huawei has built a mobile, solar-powered classroom with the aim of bringing digital skills to under-served communities.
The program has especially set a priority of providing digital education for women in the rural area. From its launch in October 2019, DigiTruck in Kenya has provided over 25,000 hours of digital training to more than 1,500 beneficiaries in 6 counties.

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Huawei Kenya WITH initiative

In 2019, Huawei Kenya launched its Women In Technology Huawei Initiative known as WITH. Though Huawei has always sought to support women in the workplace and through charitable ICT skills training programs.
Key targets include doubling the number of young girls mentored and trained through CSR programs; seeking to promote one third of women employees and train one half of women employees in 2019. Huawei hopes to directly impact over 4,000 girls and women over the next 12 months.

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Other Programs

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China -
2021 Apps Up- Huawei's Catherine Chen: Shining stars will never go out as long as we move forward shoulder to shoulder

The Second Huawei HMS App Innovation Contest – 2021 Apps Up – got underway in Beijing. Top developers from around the world came together to integrate the open capabilities of HMS Core, deliver new app experiences, and build a fully connected, intelligent world. Catherine Chen remotely joined the event and delivered an opening speech titled Shining stars will never go out as long as we move forward shoulder to shoulder. She also spoked about the HUAWEI Women Developers program, with which an increasing number of women in tech have the opportunity to head onto the stage and demonstrate their capabilities.

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Indonesia -
Huawei Seeks to Raise Women's Cybersecurity Awareness

In April of 2021, Huawei Indonesia seeks to raise women's cybersecurity awareness in hopes to boost gender equality in the technology realm, by working alongside other stakeholders, including the National Cyber and Encryption Agency (BSSN) as well as industries.

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China -
2021 HUAWEI Women Developers Summit: Her Contributions

2021 HUAWEI Women Developers Summit was successfully closed, in which women from different fields and at different career development stages joined together and showed their empowerment. 

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South Korea -
Programming Contests for Female High School Students

From 2015 to 2019, Huawei and Ewha Womans University (the top women's university in South Korea) hosted five programming contests for female high school students. In 2019, the contest brought together 150 participants, and 18 won awards. It is South Korea's only ICT competition for female high school students.

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South Africa -
A Tailored 5G Course for Women in DCDT

In October 2019, Huawei South Africa partnered with the Department of Communication and Digital Technologies to deliver a tailored 5G course for the department’s women staff. This is an extension of the DCDT’s Women’s Month initiative that aims to expose female employees to cutting-edge technologies and solutions.
At Huawei South Africa, it is also required that 50% of the graduate programs should be filled by women.

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