Google’s Policy and Government Relations Lead (West/Francophone Africa), Titi Akinsanmi’s life and career, an intricately intertwined unit, are built on three pillars: a four-word mandate, a Latin mantra and actionable faith. On the evening we meet, she is preparing to attend Google’s end of year Christmas party in Lagos having been in the country a […]
From Lagos to Dakar, conversations abound about the future of work and how innovation continues to disrupt what we think we know. New technologies like artificial intelligence and robotics still generate understandable uncertainty about what roles humans will be able to play in the labour force in another five years. Countries with very little investments […]
In Nigeria, there are no less than 30 such initiatives targeted at getting more girls and women into technology, according to research conducted by TechCabal.
When we began executing in bits the many parts of the Tech Women Lagos portrait series and exhibition, we were hoping to celebrate women in the Lagos technology sector and by so doing, encourage young girls and women to aspire to careers in an industry that is still struggling to recruit and keep women in […]
Why we need more women in technology isn’t far-fetched. But, how to encourage and keep more women in technology, especially in Africa, remains a mixture of targeted changes in things like policy as well as in nuanced cultural perceptions that inhibit entry and growth for women in the sector.
Increasing the number of women in technology, one internship at a time