Women in Tech Africa can now boast of over 500 members coming from more than 30 countries. The organization is also well on the track to recruit more member across the African continent.
Come September 10, 2015, Women in Tech Africa will be launching in Kenya and recruiting Kenyan female techies. The theme for the event is ‘Women Leadership and the African Technology Dialogue”.
The organization also has an ambitious plan to spread its roots into Nigeria, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Canada, and Ghana by the end of this year.
The organization’s mission is to dilute the testosterone-filled tech space by encouraging more girls and women to pursue STEM-based education and careers. These fields have been historically viewed as a reserve for men, and no proper lady has any business to do in these fields.
Women in Tech Africa want to disrupt this socially-accepted norm by bringing together seasoned female leaders within the tech space who will act as a role model for other women. The organization will also spark an interest in STEM among young girls; provide peer-support for the women and girls who more often than not …read more
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