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Coaching Can Help Women Get Ahead In The Tech Industry

Coaching Can Help Women Get Ahead In The Tech Industry

Women in technology face well-known barriers to career development. Only 25 percent of “computing” professionals are women, according to the National Center for Women and Information Technology, and the percentage shrinks moving up the corporate ladder. In fact, only 11 percent of executives at Silicon Valley tech companies are women. And the numbers for women of color are even worse. The causes of […]

Let’s Help With Moves That Will Help You Hire Women In STEM

Let’s Help With Moves That Will Help You Hire Women In STEM

A recent uptick in successful initiatives like Girls Who Code and all-women STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) camps point to an important trend: Young women are ready to change the face of STEM fields. In 2017, Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit group that works to inspire girls to pursue their passion for coding and computer science, reported that the […]

The Language Of The Future Is Already Written

The Language Of The Future Is Already Written

The language of the future is already written. The world is changing. Over the past few decades, we’ve seen it progress at a previously unimaginable pace in several aspects – most noticeably, the technology that we possess. Not too long ago, computers filled up rooms; but today, they fit in our pockets. To communicate with […]

Being Gender Bias With Women In Tech

Being Gender Bias With Women In Tech

Lately, there’s been a renewed, international discussion around harassment and discrimination against women in the workplace. Hopefully this new attention to an age-old problem means that change is coming. Real change, not just talk. But change requires action, and the right actions might require really understanding the numbers and identifying what causes the gap between […]

Ms Geek Africa Is Encouraging Girls From Across Africa To Use Technology To Improve Everyday Life

Ms Geek Africa Is Encouraging Girls From Across Africa To Use Technology To Improve Everyday Life

Girls in ICT Rwanda celebrated the fifth anniversary of Ms Geek with the second edition of Ms Geek Africa, a competition that judges women on brilliance rather than beauty The Ms. Geek Africa competition, which focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), has concluded its second edition. The contest champions female tech wizards and […]

Coding Should be 50-50 For Both Women And Men

Coding Should be 50-50 For Both Women And Men

It’s a real problem. I’ve been working in business and technology for over a decade and throughout the years I’ve come to realize that gender disparity is still a jarringly palpable issue in the tech sector. Like the apps and software technologists develop, the tech industry and greater culture has evolved incredibly quickly. This rapid […]

U.S. Supports Nigerian Women Advancement In STEM Fields – John Bray

U.S. Supports Nigerian Women Advancement In STEM Fields – John Bray

The United State Consul General in Lagos, Mr. John Bray, has advised that it is better for women to increase their participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields of education. Addressing participants yesterday in Lagos during a TechWomen Mentoring programme organised for Nigerian female STEM leaders by the US government, in collaboration with […]

This Woman Stops Hackers – A Woman In A Male Dominated Industry

This Woman Stops Hackers – A Woman In A Male Dominated Industry

Hackers always seem to be one step ahead of cyber-defenders But one step is all they are allowed. It’s my job, and the job of other CTOs in the cyber-security industry, to keep pace with hackers and, if we’re lucky, beat them to the punch, providing a solution for a problem or risk as soon […]

From Being A 14-Year-Old Freelancer To A Tech Consulting CEO

From Being A 14-Year-Old Freelancer To A Tech Consulting CEO

Imagine a baby-faced, 14-year-old teenager, obsessed with a virtual pet game (Neopets), taking up freelance design and development projects from people around the world. Nine years later, she runs a full-service digital agency to help people start and grow their online businesses as founder and CEO. That’s what people see: the achievements I’ve made over […]

Green Is More Than Just A Colour

Green Is More Than Just A Colour

Jennifer Holmgren, CEO of LanzaTech, is a force of nature.  She’s not your typical CEO – aggressive, type A, “all about the company.”  Rather, she’s an Energy Whisperer. Her company uses science (biology, chemistry, environmental science, engineering, etc.) to discover new tools to develop sustainable power. Capturing carbon, making fuel from waste, these are some of […]

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