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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

5 things women seeking to go into business should know
5 things women seeking to go into business should knowArticle

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are an important driver of economic growth and a source of employment, especially for countries such as South Africa...

Elaine Wang 6 Aug 2019

It's time for women to consider a career in tech
It's time for women to consider a career in techArticle

Before the introduction of the South African Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, women had no formal recognition as equal citizens...

Leonie Stanley 5 Apr 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

Uber Innovation Masterclass steers SA disadvantaged youth into leadership
Uber Innovation Masterclass steers SA disadvantaged youth into leadershipArticle

The Masterclasses aimed at connecting the youth to career advice and opportunities and with this year's theme solely focusing on Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field...

23 Aug 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

Africa Rising 4.0 startup incubation programme launched
Africa Rising 4.0 startup incubation programme launchedArticle

The Tshimologong Precinct together with JP Morgan will be hosting Africa Rising 4.0, a startup incubation programme aimed at powering digital entrepreneurship and early-stage startup growth...

10 Apr 2018

New incubation programme to help Africa's digital startups rise
New incubation programme to help Africa's digital startups riseArticle

Africa Rising 4.0, an incubation programme aimed at powering digital entrepreneurship and early stage startup growth in Johannesburg has been launched by JP Morgan, in collaboration with Tshimologong Precinct...

10 Apr 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

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

Women in Technology Conference addresses challenges in ICT industry
Women in Technology Conference addresses challenges in ICT industryArticle

Women comprise 55% of the country's entire workforce, yet only 20% of ICT professionals are women. To address these challenges, Standard Bank and Liberty hosted the Women in Technology Conference...

23 Oct 2017

Lawsuit accuses Google of paying women less than men
Lawsuit accuses Google of paying women less than menArticle

SAN FRANCISCO, US: A trio of former Google employees filed a lawsuit accusing the technology giant of paying women less than men for the same work...

18 Sep 2017

South Africa's first Inspiring Fifty women
South Africa's first Inspiring Fifty womenArticle

Out of the 252 women in tech who were nominated for Inspiring Fifty South Africa, the final top 50 have been announced...

8 Aug 2017

#GirlCodeHack offers R300,000 worth of prizes
#GirlCodeHack offers R300,000 worth of prizesArticle

Taking place from 5-6 August 2017, the 2017 GirlCodeZA Hackathon (#GirlCodeHack) has secured a total of R300,000 in prizes...

1 Aug 2017

Nominations open for SA's most inspiring women in tech
Nominations open for SA's most inspiring women in techArticle

The Kingdom of the Netherlands launched Inspiring Fifty South Africa with an open call for nominations for “Inspiring South African Women” in technology and innovation...

19 Apr 2017

Computer scientists can make important contributions to fixing societal ills. UNAMID/Flickr,
Africa needs more women computer scientists. How to make it happenArticle

In Africa, a continent grappling with many social ills, it's critical that universities produce more Computer Science graduates. It's also one that equips students with crucial skills...

Chao Charity Mbogo 9 Mar 2017

New FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme to boost women in biosciences
New FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme to boost women in biosciencesArticle

An acceleration programme aimed at supporting women in biosciences was launched by the NEPAD Southern Africa Network for Biosciences on Tuesday, 21 February 2017...

23 Feb 2017

Code Week aims to train 5m African youth by 2025
Code Week aims to train 5m African youth by 2025Article

Africa Code Week exceeds targets by training 427,000 students in one week...

30 Nov 2016

Safaricom Women in Technology team
Safaricom deepens focus on expanding technology skillsArticle

Internships are open to Kenyan applicants, preferably those in their 3rd to 5th year of study in ICT related fields...

29 Nov 2016

Preparing girls for a bright future in STEM
Preparing girls for a bright future in STEMArticle

It is said that over 50% of the fastest-growing jobs are related to science, technology, engineering or maths, aka STEM...

25 Oct 2016

Women in tech need to speak out
Women in tech need to speak outArticle

Gender diversity is an ongoing challenge for many industries, including ICT. In South Africa, women make up only 23% of the IT workforce...

15 Aug 2016

Technology is not a boy's club
Technology is not a boy's clubArticle

Nothing endures but change, mused ancient philosopher Heraclitus. But the poet Maya Angelou said it best: "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."...

5 Aug 2016

Team Nigeria wins 2015 global Technovation Challenge
Team Nigeria wins 2015 global Technovation ChallengeArticle

The winning team comprised four tech savvy young girls, they collectively developed a mobile app to tackle waste disposal challenge in Nigeria, an app called, 'Discardious'.

9 Jul 2015

[Mobile360] Geeks versus princess engineers
[Mobile360] Geeks versus princess engineersArticle

"It was always this awkward looking guy who was tech savvy, solved a big problem and got the girl in the end ... I consider myself a geek. A geek can look like this too. A geek can wear pink dresses and can wear sparkles and be just as geeky as anybody else." - Margaret Burgraff...

Jessica Taylor 11 Nov 2014

Women continue to add value to the technology workplace
Women continue to add value to the technology workplaceArticle

South Africa has grown in leaps and bounds with regard to the further inclusion of women in the workplace. In an international study conducted by Pepperdine University, it was reported that women in top positions in industry average higher levels of productivity and profitability.

Mike van Lier 23 Oct 2013

QualityLife's Wired Women lll Conference to feature a stellar line-up of speakers
QualityLife's Wired Women lll Conference to feature a stellar line-up of speakersArticle

QualityLife Company is proud to announce its partnerships with Nashua Mobile and Strate for its third Annual Wired Woman's Conference to be held on 15 October at the Hyatt Regency in Rosebank, Johannesburg.

Issued by QualityLife 1 Oct 2013

African women, leaders in technology
African women, leaders in technologyArticle

On 15 October QualityLife Company is bringing women in Gauteng the third Annual Wired Women's Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rosebank.

Issued by QualityLife 20 Sep 2013

Accsys encourages women in technology
Accsys encourages women in technologyArticle

As part of the annual Cell C Bring a Girl Child to Work initiative, held in May 2013, Accsys hosted learners at its premises. Its executive management used the opportunity to emphasise the importance of technology in people development and career building.

26 Jun 2013

Leila Janah joins Tech4Africa keynote speaker list
Leila Janah joins Tech4Africa keynote speaker listArticle

Women empowerment in the tech sector has received a timely boost at the inaugural Tech4Africa Internet and mobile technology conference following the unfortunate withdrawal of Wordpress founder Matt Mullenweg due to unforeseen circumstances.

Issued by Tech4Africa 23 Jul 2010

Development opportunity for ICT women entrepreneursArticle

Are you female, young, South African, and aspire to work in, or you currently are in the Information Communications Technology field? If so, here is an opportunity for you and nine other young ladies to further your careers.

24 Oct 2007

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