Category: Africa

Zaheeda Tshankie – Data Scientist and Entrepreneur

Africa, Interviews

For achieving gender equality (in tech) there has to be a lot of unlearning within communities regarding gender roles. Zaheeda Tshankie is a young mother,

Victoria Ngono – Founder and Executive Director of Girls in STEM Trust

Africa, Interviews

Mentorship played a strong part in cementing my resolve to pursue a career in Tech, it came in various forms and had a lasting impact

Gloria Muhoro – Gender, Technology & Innovation Specialist at African Development Bank

Africa, Interviews

Technology must represent the diversity of the people it serves. For this to happen, we need more women in the tech sector and using technology.

Sylvia Mukasa – Founder and CEO of GlobalX Investments Ltd/GlobalX Innovation Labs

Africa, Interviews

You can be anything you want to be if you put to heart and mind to it, because gender does not define what or who

Vivian Opondoh – Co-founder and CEO at Farmula

Africa, Interviews

My advice would be to have more conversations around women in STEM and provide other females support in accessing STEM programs. Vivian Opondoh is an

Angele Messa – Co-founder of EduClick

Africa, Interviews

Working as an EdTech Entrepreneur – We have a maker space where we offer coding classes; immerse kids into modern technology like 3D printing, virtual

Chepkemoi Magdaline – Founder and Executive Director at EldoHub

Africa, Interviews

Our vision is to make EldoHub an education technology platform targeting youth between the age of 18 to 35 years, with an aim of preparing

Sarah Luyele Njamu – CEO and Founder of Compu-Connect Education

Africa, Interviews

There has never been a more exciting time to do business as woman than now, technology has opened up so many avenues where women can

Ruth Kaveke – Executive Director at Pwani Teknowgalz

Africa, Interviews

In my own opinion, to bridge the gender gap of women in technology should start down from parenting, girls are always given dolls as compared to

Sewagodimo Matlapeng – Software developer at Yoco

Africa, Interviews

My advice for anyone is don’t be afraid to embarrass yourself.  I think as women we live in constant fear of embarrassing ourselves. This is

Masego Khutsoane

Masego Khutsoane – Independent Procurement Consultant

Africa, Interviews

Women focus groups are essential to allow for these tough conversations, to mold and lead younger IT female professionals, to advocate and establish a stronger

Doris Ojuederie – Founder of Blockchain Ladies Africa

Africa, Interviews

Meet Doris Ojuederie, Founder of Blockchain Ladies Africa, an initiative aiming at uniting African Women via Blockchain Education For Financial Inclusion. What role does technology

Maria Kyamulabye – Community Manager Technical Talent at Andela

Africa, Interviews

Meet Maria Kyamulabye, Community Manager Technical Talent at Andela, a company building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software engineers. What role does technology play

Nnenna Nwakanma – Interim Policy Director at the World Wide Web Foundation

Africa, Interviews

Meet Nnenna Nwakanma – Interim Policy Director at the World Wide Web Foundation. She advocates for policy and systemic changes that are needed for meaningful

Brenda Katwesigye – Social entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Wazi Recycling Industries

Africa, Interviews

Meet Brenda Katwesigye – an inspiring entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Wazi Recycling Industries. Learn more about her journey with two businesses, the challenges she