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
The international space apps challenge is an event that embraces collaborative problem solving with the goal of producing relevant open-source solutions to…
Founded in 2007, Girls In Tech has its headquarters in San Francisco, and chapters in several countries. This Saturday, the 25th of October, the Nigerian chapter of the organisation will launch at the iDEA Hub.
There’s officially a long queue of people and organisations looking to engage female software engineers. The Co-Creation Hub has actually been one of the more active players who have been encouraging women’s participation in technology with its women rise programme. Right now, they are recruiting developers into the TechSquad, a group of developers who are working on […]
The Nigerian women in technology train continues to gain momentum, and the Andela institute is the most recent organisation to get on board. This December, the talent accelerator will run an all-female technology bootcamp for young Nigerian women who want to become software developers.