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Cyber bullying, GBV reports spike during Women’s Month

GovChat and the South African Women in ICT Forum reveal gender-based violence and cyber bullying spiked in August, as SA marked Women’s Month.

Aug 31, 2021

e4 announces Girls in STEM programme

The programme aims to bring much-needed resources to society’s most vulnerable and marginalised group – young, previously disadvantaged females.


Challenges faced by women in ICT

In ICT, we have a serious lack of female representation, from development to executive positions, says Phakiso Lerato Mataitsane, founder and CEO Pax Divitiae.


Male managers need to step up and support women

Women’s Month is important because women’s achievements aren’t always recognised – and women themselves tend to stay quiet, says Deirdré Van Rooy, head of marketing and communications at Altron Systems Integration.

Aug 23, 2021

Geeks4Learning entices female techies with sponsored training

The academy calls for a genderless ICT sector, saying it is equipping female techies with relevant skills to compete effectively in the market.

Aug 18, 2021

More women 'take a seat' at WeThinkCode campuses

The independent software training academy achieves gender parity, readying to welcome 50% women onto its campuses in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.

Aug 16, 2021

Join IITPSA’s WIIT to learn work-from-home power moves this Women’s Month

Women in IT (WIIT), a chapter of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA), will host a special Women’s Month event on Friday, 20 August from 11:30am – 1pm.


Women-led start-up wants share in fibre land grab

Terabit Technologies sets its sights on Africa’s fattening fibre market, with plans to expand operations to the rest of the continent.

Aug 12, 2021

Free online upskilling for women entrepreneurs on offer

Huawei South Africa launches Women4Tech, a digital skills training programme that aims to advance the skills of women entrepreneurs.


Paytronix CEO urges ICT sector to nurture women

ICT veteran Joy Diphokwana says it’s essential to equip people with the knowledge and skills to drive industry continuity and growth.

Aug 11, 2020

Tech sector’s gender inequality status quo demands disruption

Gender disparity still plagues many ICT firms, with men earning higher salaries than women and to some extent, still being considered as better leaders.

Aug 20, 2018

RubiBlue invests into potential of women in tech

For RubiBlue, Women's Month isn't just 31 days of recognising the value women add to the industry.

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