Calls for stepped-up efforts to close gender gaps in science
As the world commemorates International Day of Women and Girls in Science, there is emphasis on making science more open, diverse and efficient.
SA’s Einstein ambassador tells of ‘difficult’ year
Jeshika Ramchund is the South African representative to science organisation, the Next Einstein Forum. She sat down with ITWeb to discuss her term.
Private sector must come to the party to take SA’s growth plan forward
Technology is a critical tool in democratising learning in SA, especially with the inequalities in our education system, writes Grant Bodley, CEO of Dimension Data.
IITPSA’s Senele Goba accepted into US TechWomen programme
TechWomen is an international programme that aims to empower, connect and support the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Call for renewed focus, more funding in STEM equity
Public trust in science, technology, engineering and mathematics is the highest it has been in three years, as industry leaders call for more funding in the field, says 3M.
IBM drives diversity, inclusion in quantum computing
The company announces its first IBM Quantum education and research initiative for historically black colleges and universities.
Call for SA’s 50 most inspiring women in STEM
Global non-profit Inspiring Fifty opens nominations for this year's most inspiring South African women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Women still underrepresented, particularly in STEM fields
The Nutanix Connect webinar, on 19 August, will discuss the gaps and opportunities for women.
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.
Curro turns to Minecraft to enhance STEM learning
The school group says the game encourages collaboration, communication, critical thinking and coding skills among learners.
NASA astronaut inspires SA scholars to become ‘Mars generation’
Former NASA spaceman Dr Don Thomas collaborates with STEM organisation Living Maths to encourage local scholars to enter STEM-related careers.