Women, Technology and The Bigger Space Every day, we are left with little or no choice than to use the technology available to us to get one thing or the other done. The movement from one place to another is aided by the use of technology. The medium by which you are reading this article is also aided by the use of technology. However, it can be sad to note that we can only restrict…"Women, Technology and The Bigger Space"
Google Play Showcases Women Against International Day. Thursday, March 8, would be the ninety-ninth annual International Women’s Day all over the world. Towards that end, Google would be showcasing women who in one way or the other had contributed to the growth of application building, game designs, arts or any other technological input to the growing community. Starting from this week, if you open your Google Play Store, you will find collections of games and…"Google Play Showcases Women Against International Day"
United States Navy Admiral Grace Hopper (1906–1992) was one of the first programmers in the history of computers. Her belief that programming languages should be as easily understood as English was highly influential on the development of one of the first programming languages called COBOL. It is largely due to Grace Hopper’s influence that programmers use “if/thens” instead of 1s and 0s today.From a young age, Grace had a curious and analytical mind When she was…"The Mother Of Programming : Grace Hooper"
Hi there people this week i talk about a project which was showcased during the 2014 Global Accelerator at the United Nations. Entrepreneurs and innovators provided in the lead up to the launch of the Business Hub. On Monday, 15th Spetember, 2014 the UN Women launched a new component of EmpowerWomen.org. They called it a ‘Business Hub for Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment’. It allows members to showcase good practices which economically empower women…"UN Women lauches Cyberspace for Women Entrepreneurs"
Today, we focus on Africa’s female techpreneurs. In a field that is widely dominated by males, these young and vibrant women are championing the cause of the African woman. We celebrate them. NKEMDILIM BEGHOFounder and CEO Future Software Resources NigeriaNkemdilim Begho is the Managing Director of a leading IT solution provider in Nigeria, she co-created Futuresoft’s i-Connect Project, an ICT4D initiative focused on education, which won the 2012 Etisalat Prize for innovation and the AR-CSR™…"5 AFRICAN FEMALE FOUNDERS AND TECHPRENEURS MAKING IT BIG"
Leaving a cushy job at an oil and gas firm to start a non-profit isn’t the sexiest career move anyone can make. Seven years later, few people in Nigeria, if any, can speak with more authority on the subject of getting girls and women into technology than Ore Somolu. To date, over 5,000 women and girls have passed through the Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre (W-TEC) that she founded in 2008. The gender gap is one of…"Raising Digital Women, The W-TEC Way"