Africa needs more women computer scientists. How to make it happen

Original article on | 17 March 2017 |Chao Charity Mbogo In Africa, a continent grappling with many social ills, it’s critical that universities produce more Computer Science graduates. It’s also one that equips students with crucial skills. Computer Science graduates are problem solvers and logical thinkers who can apply their technical expertise in a […]

Networks Unlimited takes women empowerment, skills development earnestly

Original article | 9 September 2016 | by Networks Unlimited ICT industry has not always been alluring or attractive to women in South Africa, with many decision-making roles in this industry still male-dominated. However, Networks Unlimited is determined to change this picture. The company, a value-added distributor of converged technology, data centre, networking, and […]

SOS button on Sisterhood’s safety app a winner

Original article on cape times | 23 August 20 16 | written by Dominic Adriaanse THE Sisterhood, a group of four UWC female students, have won the Women Matter(s) Hackathon for a safety app they designed. The four BCom Information Sciences students – Yandisa Citwa, Noluthando Ntshaba, Janine Anthony and Sibabalwe Kweza – designed the Sistahood […]

Mlambo-Ngcuka urges women to use science to seek solutions

Original article on SABC News | 12 August 2016 | by Horisani Sithole Women should make the world their oyster in order to achieve their goals. This is according to the Executive Director UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. She was speaking at the 2016 South African Women in Science Awards in Johannesburg. Mlambo-Ngcuka has urged women to […]

Women shine at 6th Ghana Information Technology and Telecoms Awards

Keitu Reid, our CEO, and the rest of Youth Today team congratulate Ethel on this amazing achievement. We look forward to working with you to further your vision of Women in Technology Africa. Source: B&FT Online For the first time, a high number out of the 35 awards at this year Ghana Information Technology and […]

Women In Tech: Meet the Innovators

Source: LinkedIn We are delighted to introduce this year’s thought leaders and visionaries at the Women in Information Technology Summit – Africa 2015 An exclusive group of forward-thinking individuals will be joining us as we unpack the panel deliberations of the topic: “Business benefits of keeping up with the latest IT trends, changing the way […]