Courtesy: Human Network

Great news! Aneeqa Ishaq, a member of the Human Network community and president ICTEC participated in 2009 ITU Cybersecurity and ICT Applications Essay Competition and was selected as one of the winners. She has been offered a consultancy contract within the ITU Development Sector’s ICT Applications and Cybersecurity Division in Geneva, Switzerland.

Aneeqa has recently graduated with a degree in Electrical Enginering from the National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan where she was one of the co-founders of the ICT and Enterprenurship club. While at university, she represented Pakistan at the 2008 ITU Telecom Youth Forum Asia in Bangkok, where she was elected as one of the co-chairs.

The purpose of the 2009 ITU Cybersecurity and ICT Applications Essay Competition was to increase awareness of cybersecurity and the potential of ICT Applications, and give young people, especially from developing countries, exposure to main issues related to these topics and to ITU’s ongoing work in this area. Congratulations Aneeqa and we all are looking forward to updates from Geneva!