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Myths About Women in Tech

| September 9, 2020

According to the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Gender Gap index, 2015, women make-up half the population and earn more advanced degrees than men in 100 countries… Why then are they a distinct minority in Tech?

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Importance of Cultural Diversity for Non-Profit Organisations

| September 9, 2020

In 1941, Mahnaz Afkhami an Iranian-American Human rights activist quoted “We have the ability to achieve—if we master the necessary goodwill—a common global society blessed with a shared culture of peace that is nourished by the ethnic, national and local diversities that enrich our lives”.

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Inclusion of Women in Technology: A Stimulus for the African Economy

| September 9, 2020

Technology in today's world is no longer seen as an exclusive right of a few but rather a way of life that necessitates integration and inclusion for all. The most integral part of technology’s impact on the African economy is still tied to internet penetration per country, closing gender gaps, and creating access to opportunities for digital skill development for all Africans.

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Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Blossom Ozurumba

| July 20, 2020

I currently work as the Innovation Advisor to the Chief Innovation Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

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Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Ifeyinwa Egwaoje

| July 20, 2020

When women are excluded from the digital technology transformation, it magnifies existing inequalities and forestalls development.

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Is learning and working remotely the new normal?

| June 29, 2020

In light of the pandemic, we had to think quickly and rapidly of alternative ways to impact our beneficiaries without having to meet them physically.

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Temilade Adelakun

| June 24, 2020

Tell us your Tech4Dev Story: I saw a graphic design about the Nigerian Women Techsters Initiative on one of the many WhatsApp groups I was in...

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Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Olatomiwa Williams

| June 24, 2020

My passion for diversity in the technology industry drives my involvement in different initiatives focused on encouraging and developing diverse talents within the Information Technology Industry.

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Gift O. Maduabuchi

| May 20, 2020

Your background? I grew up in a Godly family. I am the only girl, surrounded by two lovely boys. I engage in male-dominated activities, such as playing football...

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The role light plays in science, culture, education and sustainable development

| May 17, 2020

It is common knowledge that light plays an important role in the continued existence of man. Since the birth of light in 1876 by the great Thomas Edison, humanity has not looked back since.

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21st Century Technology Advancement and Women Participation

| May 8, 2020

The World we live in is dynamic; hence the constant changes we see around us. There is an increase in the number of women in technology which has brought with it an increased sense of self among women across the World.

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Girls must have a Seat at the ICT table.

| April 23, 2020

Taking a journey down memory lane, during our pilot women coding program, Code4Impact, we trained 70 girls from University of Lagos(UNILAG), Lagos State University(LASU), Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH) and Yaba College of Technology(YABATECH).

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Digital skills as a tool to unlock the african economy

| April 23, 2020

Working on the Nigerian Women Techsters (NWT) Initiative has exposed me to the limitless opportunities that can emerge from empowering women and the importance of consciously creating enabling environments for programs that impact communities through human capital development.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Emeka Ofe

| December 2, 2019

My name is Emeka Ofe, a software engineer. I studied Chemical Engineering at the Federal University of Technology Owerri, Imo State, I switched my career from Chemical Engineering to Software Engineering due to my burning passion for software engineering. The journey has been thrilling so far.

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Volunteer of the Month – Arinze Odika

| August 30, 2019

Arinze Odika is a 300 level student of Accountancy at the Imo State University Owerri. He volunteers as a local programs manager for the NWTImo program.

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Volunteer of the month – Umar Farouk

| August 3, 2019

Farouq Umar is a writer, content developer, system analyst, program, and project manager. He also works as the Programs Manager at Startup Kano Hub.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Chris Adie

| June 30, 2019

Our volunteer of the month is Chris Adie, a tutor for Nigerian Women Techsters in Delta state and Women Techsters in Lagos state. In a short interview Chris answers vital questions on volunteering

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Tech4Dev Is Providing Solutions to Enable Decent Work

| June 28, 2019

With the advent of technological evolution, the world is changing rapidly; from how we communicate to how we conduct business to how we work. Daily lives and communication have been subsumed by the use of social media where interactions with people across the globe takes places in the new world of social; a world of interconnectivity and speedy communications.

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Alumni Spotlight: Catherine John

| June 27, 2019

Meet Catherine John, a beneficiary of the Women Techsters Cohort 2. Catherine recently got into the Microsoft Leap Hackathon, and her team won the grand prize.

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Massive opportunities for women in technology.

| May 31, 2019

As the old wisdom goes, if you lost your job, you could blame to suspects cheap labor in the developing world or computers, of course, it is a truism that technological change causes disruption in economies, but it is much greater step to argue that it causes unemployment, in fact the opposite seems to be true.

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Why we need more women in tech in Nigeria

| May 31, 2019

Tech4Dev (Technology for Social Change and Development) initiated The Nigerian Women Techsters program, a program to train 2,400 women on programming skills in Nigeria.

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