Ghanaian company promoting gender equality in Africa’s ICT ecosystem gets awarded
28 September 2018
David Malone, Rector of United Nations University, presents the Research category award a the 2018 Equals in Tech Award ceremony.
Women in Tech Africa, a Ghanaian group that focuses on entrepreneurship and career leadership to increase the number of women in technology, received the 2018 Leadership I Award at the EQUALS in Tech Awards, held recently at the Yale Club in New York City, USA.
The annual EQUALS in Tech Awards recognise the innovation and creativity of global initiatives promoting the inclusion of women and girls in the tech sector and in internet access. Women in Tech Africa’s methods include encouraging women to pursue technology careers; pushing for more tech leadership positions for women; creating a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) career pipeline for women; and encouraging women to explore entrepreneurial opportunities in STEM.