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UAE Triumphs in Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities 2023

The UAE won the eCreative IoT competition at the GITC 2023 in Abu Dhabi, a historic achievement.

In a landmark victory, the UAE secured the top spot in the eCreative IoT contest at the Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities 2023 (GITC 2023) held in Abu Dhabi. 

The competition, the first of its kind in the Mena region, witnessed participation from over 500 contestants representing 18 countries.

Recognition of Exceptional Talent:

Muhammad Nazir Danesh from Malaysia was honored with the prestigious Global IT Leader Award 2023, celebrating his exceptional talent and determination. 

Despite severe physical challenges, Danesh has always been passionate about IT and aspires to become an IT specialist.

Empowering Individuals of Determination:

Marian Sharifa from Kenya and Elias Bobe from Ethiopia were awarded the Super Challenger awards, recognizing their outstanding contributions to the competition. 

Asaad Hawas Al Sadid, the director of the project management office at the Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination, emphasized the importance of supporting individuals of determination, highlighting their unique abilities and talents.

Collaboration and Innovation for Accessibility:

The competition, organized by the Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Welfare, South Korea, and LG Electronics, brought together 536 participants from diverse backgrounds. 

Al Sadid called for collective efforts to enhance assistive technology, emphasizing the need for innovation and collaboration to improve accessibility and opportunities for people with disabilities.

A Platform for Empowerment and Success:

GITC has provided a platform for over 5,000 youth with disabilities from 40 countries, propelling them toward careers in IT-related fields and other business areas. 

The competition catalyzes empowerment, enabling participants to pursue their dreams and contribute meaningfully to the IT industry.

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