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  • Women in tech who are redefining the industry

    March 8, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Women in tech who are redefining the industry

    As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 under the theme “#BalanceForBetter”, let’s not forget to applaud the amazing work done by extraordinary women who are disrupting and revolutionising the technology industry on the African continent. These...

  • Intel to narrow technology gender gap in Africa

    September 30, 2013 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Intel to narrow technology gender gap in Africa

    Intel Corporation today announced She Will Connect, a new program that commits to expanding digital literacy skills to young women in developing countries. Intel will begin the initiative in Africa, where the gender gap is the greatest, by aiming to reach 5...

  • Rise of women changing the tides of tech

    September 17, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on Rise of women changing the tides of tech

    Debby Edelstein, CEO of QualityLife Company, says that the tides of technology are changing with the steady rise of dynamic women in prominent roles within the digital economy.  “Globally, women make up over half of social media users and social gamers and...

  • Africa’s most powerful women in tech 2013

    August 9, 2013 • ListsComments Off on Africa’s most powerful women in tech 2013

    As South Africa pays tribute to women on Friday 09 August, National Women’s Day, ITNewsAfrica is afforded the opportunity to reflect on the role that female technology professionals play in growing the continent’s ICT sector. Besides a general tribute to...

  • BlackBerry launches Global Women’s Initiative

    May 15, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on BlackBerry launches Global Women’s Initiative

    Today, BlackBerry Global Creative Director, Alicia Keys, launched the new BlackBerry Scholars Program, the first step in the company’s global women’s initiative designed to inspire more women to enter and develop careers in the fields of Science,...

  • Women tweet more during World Economic Forum

    January 25, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on Women tweet more during World Economic Forum

    New data from KPMG International shows that women delegates are playing an increasingly prominent role in the public discussion from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.   While about 17% of WEF delegates in Davos are women, they...

  • MTN Sudan launches social investment initiative for women

    April 24, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN Sudan launches social investment initiative for women

    MTN Sudan has launched its corporate social investment projects for 2009, entitled “Together for wellbeing of Sudanese society”, including an initiative specifically aimed at the upliftment of women...

  • Handicapped women in Congo find success on Ebay

    March 5, 2009 • Top StoriesComments (2)

    In one of Africa’s most war-torn regions, the Eastern Congo, a group of handicapped women have managed to create a sustainable business by selling their crafts on the auction site Ebay. The women have found a willing buying market through the online portal...