There was a telling moment, early in Bola Adesola’s high-flying banking career, when the value of a woman’s perspective became abundantly clear. At an executive committee meeting of the bank where she worked, colleagues were discussing the company funding of employees’ medical treatments. “They were willing to pay for prostate treatment but had automatically ruled out antenatal care or fibroid treatment. So I said: ‘You may not get fibroids, but I don’t suffer from prostate trouble.’”…"Are actions targeted at improving the African woman paying off ?"
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"