Technology

New programme launches to assist female-owned tech businesses

Founded and created by Wits University’s Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct with financial support from J.P. Morgan, Ya Basadi in the 4IR programme is targeted at primarily female-owned businesses, which are already trading and have a clear understanding of how tech can scale their businesses.  In addition, the programme is also aimed at underserved […]

Why women are dropping out of STEM career

Despite concerted efforts, there’s one major gender gap that stems from cultural expectations, researchers found. Since the early 2000s, awareness of gender imbalances coupled with corrective efforts have helped increase the number of women working in fields previously dominated by men, including law, business, and medicine. Yet despite initiatives to actively […]