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Realm Digital celebrates women in tech
Realm Digital celebrates women in techArticle

As Realm Digital celebrates women throughout the month of August, we sit down with Quality Assurance Engineer Vuyo Moekoa to discuss women in tech...

Issued by Realm Digital 3 days ago

Let's focus on the gender imbalance in tech entrepreneurship
Let's focus on the gender imbalance in tech entrepreneurshipArticle

It is an opportune time to review the progress that women have made in the technology industry and to ask what more we could do to encourage higher female participation in the sector...

Selina Bieber 3 days ago

#WomensMonth: Yolandi Strauss' passion lies in empowering women in tech
#WomensMonth: Yolandi Strauss' passion lies in empowering women in techArticle

Yolandi Strauss is the Agile Head of Product Delivery for Basalt, an international tech solution provider...

Evan-Lee Courie 13 Aug 2019

What women in tech go through
What women in tech go throughArticle

Claire Carter, Lenovo's marketing director for MEA, chats about the business benefits of having more women in the tech industry and why Lenovo sees this as a priority...

12 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Deidre Fryer's on top of her game
#WomensMonth: Deidre Fryer's on top of her gameArticle

Deirdre Fryer, product manager for Africa at SYSPRO Africa has been at the company for a long time and is one of the high ranking executives in the business...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Melissa Jantjies embraces a limitless mindset
#WomensMonth: Melissa Jantjies embraces a limitless mindsetArticle

There was a time when you went to a university, studied a specific degree and were then expected to follow a career in that exact field, but there has been a transformation in the job market...

Evan-Lee Courie 29 Jul 2019

#WomensMonth: Tshidi Morabi creates app to track scholar transport
#WomensMonth: Tshidi Morabi creates app to track scholar transportArticle

A mad dash to the school to find a missing child when the driver wasn't answering his phone inspired entrepreneur Tshidi Morabi to create LocTransie...

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Jul 2019

Moving to Mastery: Women in Tech & Digital Conference Johannesburg event closing soon
Moving to Mastery: Women in Tech & Digital Conference Johannesburg event closing soonArticle

Women in Tech & Digital Conference (Johannesburg edition) organisers Useful and Beautiful and Women in Tech have announced that ticket sales for the event will close on Sunday, 7 July...

Issued by Samsonite 4 Jul 2019

Women in Tech and Digital Conference announced
Women in Tech and Digital Conference announcedArticle

Useful & Beautiful and Women in Tech ZA have announced the inaugural Women in Tech & Digital Conference to be held on 12 June 2019 in Cape Town...

13 May 2019

#InspiringFiftySA 2019 opens for nominations
#InspiringFiftySA 2019 opens for nominationsArticle

This year marks the third edition of Inspiring Fifty South Africa, a non-profit initiative that benchmarks and awards the 50 most inspiring women in STEM...

10 Apr 2019

New business journalism series on leading women in tech in Nigeria
New business journalism series on leading women in tech in NigeriaArticle

Ventures Africa explores the Future of Nigeria's tech with 10 leading women in its newly launched business series...

3 Apr 2019

Data centres launch offers opportunities for female entrepreneurs
Data centres launch offers opportunities for female entrepreneursArticle

The launch of two Microsoft Azure data centres in South Africa presents opportunities for women entrepreneurs...

22 Mar 2019

One of Ampah's slides from her Women in Tech Africa presentation.
#FairnessFirst: 12 Badass lessons on winning as the First, Only or DifferentArticle

I attended last week's #WinTechAfrica or Women in Tech Africa conference held at the Century City Convention Centre and walked away buzzing with motivation to do more and be more, especially if it means being the First, Only or Different (FOD). Here's what you missed...

Leigh Andrews 22 Mar 2019

#WinTechAfrica: Blending diversity and professionalism
#WinTechAfrica: Blending diversity and professionalismArticle

Day 1 of the first Women in Tech Africa Conference started with a resounding message: diversity is key, but women must not wait to be recognised...

19 Mar 2019

#WinTechAfrica: Tech attracts women, but more are needed at the top
#WinTechAfrica: Tech attracts women, but more are needed at the topArticle

$12 trillion - that is the value in additional global GDP that remains locked behind the gender gap...

Haidi Nossair 14 Mar 2019

#WinTechAfrica: Bringing men into the diversity conversation
#WinTechAfrica: Bringing men into the diversity conversationArticle

Eighty-five percent of enterprises see diversity as a catalyst for innovative ideas...

13 Mar 2019

#WinTechAfrica: Diversity isn't nice. It's crucial
#WinTechAfrica: Diversity isn't nice. It's crucialArticle

Humans are social creatures. It's hardwired in us to communicate, collaborate and lift each other to achieve...

Doug Woolley 12 Mar 2019

FemiTI to stem drop-out rates of Ghanaian girls
FemiTI to stem drop-out rates of Ghanaian girlsArticle

A reported 75% of girls in Ghana attend primary school, but there's a significant drop in girls in high school and college. Research by the WWW Foundation further revealed that women in poor urban areas in developing countries are 50% less likely to use the internet than men. FemiTi aims to change all that...

15 Feb 2019

Finalists named in IITPSA President's Awards 2018
Finalists named in IITPSA President's Awards 2018Article

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) has named the finalists for the 2018 President's Awards...

25 Oct 2018

African startups named winners of Pitch AgriHack
African startups named winners of Pitch AgriHackArticle

Startups from across Africa have been named winners of the annual Pitch AgriHack competition, taking home cash prizes in various sizes...

Tom Jackson 17 Sep 2018

Women in Tech: The tide is turning
Women in Tech: The tide is turningArticle

The 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF), themed 'Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World' placed the issue of gender equality firmly on the global agenda for this year...

Leanne Gordge 3 Sep 2018

Women-led tech startups on the rise in Africa
Women-led tech startups on the rise in AfricaArticle

On the surface, sub-Saharan Africa boasts the world's highest rate of women entrepreneurs at 27%...

3 Sep 2018

Gender diversity in the ICT sector
Gender diversity in the ICT sectorArticle

South Africa's ICT sector is lagging behind the curve when it comes to gender diversity...

3 Sep 2018

#WomensMonth: The woman behind PayU South Africa
#WomensMonth: The woman behind PayU South AfricaArticle

Karen Nadasen, CEO of PayU South Africa, is regularly described as one of South Africa's most inspiring women in tech, nominated for IT Personality of the Year 2017...

Evan-Lee Courie 29 Aug 2018

MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards announces shortlists
MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards announces shortlistsArticle

The MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards is a platform that recognises, honours and celebrates the contribution made by women professionals...

27 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: The tech world is a growing opportunity for women
#WomensMonth: The tech world is a growing opportunity for womenArticle

Michelle Wynne, head of marketing for sub-Sahara Africa at HMD Global, shares her story on tackling the male-dominated tech industry...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2018

Property ownership is a powerful way for women to attain financial independence
Property ownership is a powerful way for women to attain financial independenceArticle

Property ownership among South African women is on the rise...

8 Aug 2018

#sheinnovates Africa Festival inspires female innovation
#sheinnovates Africa Festival inspires female innovationArticle

#sheinnovates Festival for Africa is set to create a platform to inspire a new era of female innovation in technology and entrepreneurship...

3 Aug 2018

#InspiringFiftySA 2018 winners announced
#InspiringFiftySA 2018 winners announcedArticle

After months of collecting the stories of South African women at the forefront of some of the biggest impacts in the science, technology, engineering, and maths sectors, the #InspiringFiftySA winners have been announced...

1 Aug 2018

Bonnie Horbach, Dutch CG in Cape Town and founder of Inspiring Fifty SA.
#InspiringFiftySA: Cocreating a brighter female tech futureArticle

Bonnie Horbach, former Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, based in Cape Town for the last five years, explains the importance of encouraging more females in the Stem professions through the likes of #InspiringFiftySA and why she says, "there's something special going on in Africa"...

Leigh Andrews 30 Jul 2018

Call for nominations: 2018 MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Call for nominations: 2018 MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change AwardsArticle

Members of the industry, businesses and other organisations outside of the industry, mentors, teachers, lecturers and individuals are encouraged to nominate phenomenal women in ICT before 12 August 2018...

26 Jul 2018

"Never been a better time to launch a startup as a female founder"
"Never been a better time to launch a startup as a female founder"Article

"There's never been a better time than now to start a business as a female founder, there is a lot of support there and a lot of women that serve as good examples."

Tom Jackson 2 Jul 2018

#YouthMonth: GirlCode seeks to narrow tech industry gender gap with AWS
#YouthMonth: GirlCode seeks to narrow tech industry gender gap with AWSArticle

Initially launched as a hackathon specifically for women, GirlCode has flourished...

Sindy Peters 14 Jun 2018

Uganda's BreastIT selected for Vodafone F-Lane accelerator
Uganda's BreastIT selected for Vodafone F-Lane acceleratorArticle

Ugandan startup BreastIT has been selected to join the Berlin-based Vodafone Institute's F-Lane Accelerator, one of five ventures chosen from over 180 worldwide applicants...

Gabriella Mulligan 23 Apr 2018

Closing the gender gap in SA by just 10% could achieve higher economic growth - report
Closing the gender gap in SA by just 10% could achieve higher economic growth - reportArticle

Women currently hold 19% of tech-related jobs at the top 10 global tech companies...

19 Apr 2018

Changing gender perceptions: 16 nudges to get more #WomenInTech
Changing gender perceptions: 16 nudges to get more #WomenInTechArticle

Women are still significantly under-represented in emerging tech, and this imbalance will remain unless organisations, schools and universities work together to change entrenched perceptions about the industry...

18 Apr 2018

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#FairnessFirst: Attention! Alexa and Siri are not real-life 'women in tech'!Article

There's been much outrage among the social media set this week - not just over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but also over the severe lack of knowledge of female tech leaders...

Leigh Andrews 23 Mar 2018

Women In Tech Summit 2018 gathers women in Lagos
Women In Tech Summit 2018 gathers women in LagosArticle

Saturday, 10 March 2018 saw the Andela Women in Technology Summit 2018 take place at Epic Tower in Lagos...

19 Mar 2018

To achieve more equity in the tech industry, we must reframe diversity
To achieve more equity in the tech industry, we must reframe diversityArticle

There is a lot of fear among men in the tech industry about speaking out and trying to overcome declining female participation and sexual harassment, according to my ongoing research...

Patricia Baum Salgado 16 Mar 2018

Applications open for Top Tech Tools for Women in Business
Applications open for Top Tech Tools for Women in BusinessArticle

The ten-week 2018 Top Tech Tools for Women in Business course, hosted by the Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative, in partnership with the City of Cape Town, will kick off on 4 April 2018...

11 Mar 2018

New book launches with stories of African female entrepreneurs
New book launches with stories of African female entrepreneursArticle

Founding Women is a book that aims to increase the visibility of role models for young African women and girls...

9 Mar 2018

Lack of support, mentors limiting women in tech
Lack of support, mentors limiting women in techArticle

Robyn Farah, chairperson of Women in Tech South Africa, says that the solution for inclusivity in the local tech sector lies in encouraging and supporting women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics...

6 Mar 2018

Google engineer fired for sexist memo sues ex-employer
Google engineer fired for sexist memo sues ex-employerArticle

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A Google engineer who was fired after writing a memo defending the gender gap in Silicon Valley tech jobs as a matter of biology has sued his former employer for discrimination...

9 Jan 2018

GirlCode to launch incubator programme, digital academy in 2018
GirlCode to launch incubator programme, digital academy in 2018Article

2018 will see GirlCode expand its annual hackathon and training workshops, as well as launch its Digital Academy, the GirlCoder Club, the GirlCode Accelerator Programme, and the GirlCode Incubator initiative...

15 Dec 2017

Motsoaledi and West in action.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Fast-track innovation with design-thinking methodologyArticle

Lethabo Motsoaledi and Matthew Westaway are the dynamic engineering-educated duo and joint CEOs behind disruptive intelligence innovation studio, Motsoaledi & West. Here's why design thinking is a must for any business.

Leigh Andrews 22 Nov 2017

#AfricaCom: How businesses can play their part in growing the tech ecosystem
#AfricaCom: How businesses can play their part in growing the tech ecosystemArticle

Emeka Afigbo, strategic products partnerships manager at Facebook, says he is often reminded just how much the technical ecosystem in Africa has grown and how the internet is drastically changing the continent.

Ilse van den Berg 10 Nov 2017

Moringa School to host women's coding course
Moringa School to host women's coding courseArticle

Kenyan coding academy Moringa School is to host a female only edition of its “Moringa Prep” introduction to coding course, with the aim of graduating more women developers...

Gabriella Mulligan 18 Oct 2017

Facebook sponsors TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield Africa
Facebook sponsors TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield AfricaArticle

Facebook gets behind African entrepreneurs in a 'celebration of tech' week as part of its sponsorship of TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield Africa...

9 Oct 2017

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