Women In Technology

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Google commits $25 million towards empowering women and girls in Africa

Google.org's new challenge is inviting applications for cash grants from NPOs dedicated to the economic empowerment of women and girls. The organization has pledged $25 million towards such programs across Africa.

COVID-19 pandemic impact on women

For women fortunate enough to have jobs, days are often filled with technology, ensuring the continuation of children’s education or logistical changes, occupying children whilst in meetings or presenting, doing general household chores, and working late to catch up on work.

Transformation for women in the technology industry

Faith Ramusetheli, Transformation Director, Sage Africa & Middle East, shares how she as a woman in the tech industry balances work and life, what a typical day at her job looks like, her advice to other women in tech, and much more.

Unpacking complexities facing African girls in the technology sector

A new report surveyed more than 445 teachers from 14 African countries to uncover the route to technology and cybersecurity careers for African girls. One of the findings is that only 3,7% of African schools offer cybersecurity as a subject.

Digital technology industry failed a 25-year challenge to achieve gender equality

The Information Technology industry has a long way to go to achieve gender parity. Calming the cultural currents that hold so many women back can move the tech industry closer to the goal of equal representation in the future.

Celebrating Afrikan Women Innovators

"Wathintabafazi wathint’ imbokodo," is a phrase composed to recognize and honor the courage and strength of South African women. The phrase garnered prominence following the event of 9 August 1956 when more than 20,000 South African women from various backgrounds assembled to mobilise a protest against the

The Diversity Conundrum In Technology

When global business and technology leaders sneeze, all ecosystems that look up to them inadvertently catch a cold. The current flu doing rounds is one called diversity and it has caused those of us in the Silicon Savannah to take a hard look inward at the manifest symptoms of deficiency.