Women in STEM News

The Marvel of Women In Tech Africa in the Cape, Miss.Africa Digital Ambassador Sithembile Ncube

Blog by Sithembile Ncube Last month I had the opportunity to represent DCA Trust as a Miss.Africa Digital Ambassador speaking at the Women In Tech Series Africa Summit in Cape Town on the 18th and 19th March 2019. The continent has a vast tech scene that stretches across a wide range of demographics; from North Africa, West and Central Africa…

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2018 Seasons Greetings & Year End Update from DotConnectAfrica !

Once again the holiday season is here and it is my favorite time of the year where I like to pull my head together and make time for reflection in the year that just concluded. Therefore, I am very happy to send to you this year’s Seasons Greetings on behalf of myself and DCA, in between my Island-hopping journeys in…

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We need to address the digital gender divide to bridge the economic divide

Labour markets and educational needs are being transformed for women and young people by the onslaught of fast-moving technological change, a United Nations commission hears Negative stereotypes about women and girls studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects are among the impediments to an inclusive world where hi-tech solutions solve global problems, the 21st session of the UN Commission…

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ITU: Meet the EQUALS in Tech Award finalists: the Miss.Africa Digital programme

By ITU News Miss.Africa Digital, a Pan-African programme to promote digital skills for women across the continent, has been named as a finalist for the Equals in Tech Awards, which take place in Geneva, Switzerland next week. ITU News recently caught up with Sophia Bekele, the founder and Executive Director of DotConnectAfrica.Org, a Kenya-based organization that provides the awards for…

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