women in tech

  • WolTech creates ripples of women’s empowerment

    Tunisia, Oct 3rd, 2017: WoLTech association recently organized an innovative event within its mentoring program the Tunisia Mentoring Council (TMC). The event, Entrepreneurship bus, is intended for mentees and mentors of TMC and has been achieved through efforts of a great team of WoLTechers led by Noura Ghali, WoLTech Vice...
  • Masdar Institute PhD student wins ‘2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Rising Talent Award’

    Abu Dhabi (UAE) March 14th, 2017: The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced that PhD student Nazek El-Atab has been selected for the 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science (FWIS) Rising Talent Award for the...
  • Why women in tech matter – bringing the message to #SXSW

    This article was originally published on the ITU Blog. What does a 14-year-old teenager from Ireland, an engineer from Nigeria, an executive from France, a tech entrepreneur from Texas, and a Hollywood actor have in common? They all support the EQUALS vision for gender equality in tech! At South by...
  • Ananke brings the Technovation Challenge to the UAE

    Jan 24th, 2017, Dubai (UAE): A pioneering competitive program for girls in tech, the Technovation Challenge, has finally arrived in the UAE. A unique opportunity for young girls of the region to enhance their tech and entrepreneurial skills, the program was launched Jan 18th, 2017, by one of Technovation’s...
  • Tech giants in ME join forces to attract, retain women in tech

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates: LinkedIn, Dell, Facebook and Ericsson held the first ever MENA Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) event in Dubai earlier this week. CWIT, a collaborative initiative which started with 15 technology companies in Ireland, was created to attract and retain women in the technology industry. The...
  • Driving innovation for women empowerment

    Tell us about yourself? I was born in Kenya and moved to Canada in the late 70s. After finishing school, there was one thing on my mind that I wanted to do in the university and that was computer science. Later, based in the oil and gas city of...
  • MKF to Technify more women in 2016

    Dubai: With an aim to unlock the untapped potential of women in the region, and to provide an innovative and exciting platform for women to realize their start-up dreams or their coding potential, the Meera Kaul Foundation has announced the 2nd edition of its Women in Stem Hackathon. To...
  • Smashing the Glass Ceilings

    Equal participation of both men and women in the economic activity of a country is critical not only for sustainable development, but for a balanced and equitable society. Although this a fact already acknowledged universally, there still exists a disparity between awareness and reality. A number of companies have...
  • Global {M} talks #WomenInTech: Engagement, Education & Empowerment

    By Gwenno Brown As a tech recruitment agency that specializes in international recruitment, Global {M} is passionate about placing the most talented in tech with the most innovative companies globally. For Global {M} it is the talent and not the gender of the candidate that makes a perfect fit for a role....