World Youth Skills Day 2022: Transforming Youth Skills For Change

| July 18, 2022

July 18, 2022

The only thing constant in life is change, whether in appearances, relationships, or career choices. This is because we live in a dynamic world, and as it evolves, we need to grow with it by consciously and consistently learning, unlearning, and relearning new concepts each day.

My Microsoft Hackathon Story: Favour Urhiofe

| July 18, 2022

July 18, 2022

My name is Urhiofe Favour Oghenerabome. I'm a Product Designer, a final year student of the Department of Computer Engineering at the University of Lagos, and a Women Techsters Alumna. I was also born and raised in Delta State, Nigeria.

My Microsoft Hackathon Story- Taiwo Famakinde

| April 04, 2022

April 04, 2022

My name is Taiwo Famakinde, and I am a woman in tech. I come from a family of 7 from Osun State, Nigeria. I have a twin sister, and we’re the last children in the family. I studied Law at the University of Lagos and proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, Abuja, to further my education. After which, I started my career journey.

My Microsoft Hackaton Story - Hannah Olaniyi

| March 25, 2022

March 25, 2022

My name is Hannah Olaniyi, from Osun State, Nigeria. I'm from a family of 6 and the second of four children. I am currently a 300-level student at the University of Lagos, Nigeria, studying Education and Biology and a Product Designer.

Volunteer Spotlight – Yazid Salahaludeen Mikail.

| March 25, 2022

March 25, 2022

My name is Yazid Salahaludeen Mikail. I hail from Kaduna State, and I am a 3rd-year chemical engineering student at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. I heard about Tech4Dev from social media.


| January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022

My name is Emwiongbon Ivie, a beneficiary of the Women Techsters Fellowship. I studied computer science in school, and while in school, I have always loved the idea of becoming a programmer and building applications that work on both mobile and the web. I saw how these innovations changed the world, and I wanted to be part of it.


| Febuary 4, 2022

Febuary 4, 2022

My name is Ayooluwa Olufunmilayo Balogun, a graduate of Biochemistry from the University of Lagos. I am currently a beneficiary of the Digital Skills for Employability (DSFE) training.


| January 14, 2022

January 14, 2022

My name is Babalwa Mpunyuka, from Pretoria, South Africa. I am currently a beneficiary of the Cybersecurity learning track of the Women Techsters Fellowship Program, sponsored by Tech4Dev in partnership with Microsoft.

Facilitator Spotlight: Winner Emeto

| October 6, 2021

October 6, 2021

For every project that we successfully carry out, we have help in the form of volunteers, from NWT to The Women Techsters Open Day, Bootcamp, and even Fellowship. Volunteering is an essential part of our organization, and we do not take every person who has volunteered with us for granted.

Women Techsters Beneficiaries Spotlight: Jessica Tebogo

| July 13, 2021

July 13, 2021

Asides equipping women with digital and deep tech skills to bridge the gender divide within the technology ecosystems, one of the major objectives of the Women Techsters initiative is to help these women access decent work and gain financial independence and stability.

Partner Spotlight: Microsoft.

| April 7, 2021

April 7, 2021

Asides from being a multinational organisation, Microsoft is also an enterprise deeply invested in corporate philanthropy. Since its existence, Microsoft has partnered with many organisations to achieve technological advancements in different parts of the world, especially in Africa. As of April 1, 2021, Microsoft Corporation disclosed that through its Global Skilling Initiative (GSI), it has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories gain access to digital skills, topping its initial goal of 25 million last June.

Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Blossom Ozurumba

| July 20, 2020

July 20, 2020

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

Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Ifeyinwa Egwaoje

| July 20, 2020

July 20, 2020

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

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Temilade Adelakun

| June 24, 2020

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...

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Gift O. Maduabuchi

| May 20, 2020

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...

Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Olatomiwa Williams

| June 24, 2020

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.

Volunteer Spotlight: Emeka Ofe

| December 2, 2019

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.

Volunteer of the Month – Arinze Odika

| August 30, 2019

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.

Volunteer of the month – Umar Farouk

| August 3, 2019

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.

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Chris Adie

| June 30, 2019

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

Alumni Spotlight: Catherine John

| June 27, 2019

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.