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CMU-Africa: Professional Associations and Societies

An introductory guide for students and faculty on our Rwanda campus.


ASICT :The African Society for Information & Communication Technology (ASICT) is a society pioneering and promoting the participation of information technology and allied professionals in the growth and development of ICT in Africa.

Association for Computing Machinery: ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.

Association of Information Technology Professionals: AITP is the community of IT knowledge focused on empowering the IT profession by evolving its members to their full potential as a professional.

IEEE Society:   The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the world's largest technical association, IEEE is comprised of a variety of groups, active in publications, conferences, and building technical communities. These units involve member outreach at both, the local and global level.

ITU:  The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs.


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