women in tech

  • Five Years and Growing…

    May 8th, 2019, Dubai (UAE):Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are two of the hottest technology fields today, with job opportunities continuing to grow across both. However, worldwide, women make up less than 15 percent of the professionals in these high-tech jobs(2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study:  Women in Cybersecurity),and...
  • Enabling Young Girls To Reach Full Potential in Kenya

    April 23rd, 2019, Kenya (Nairobi): The Shima Foundation organized a three-day Lluna Girls Leadership program; an initiative aimed at providing a platform for girls in Africa to learn and practice leadership in various sectors and aspects of life through mentorship sessions, cultural exchange and exposure opportunities, as well as motivational...
  • WINTECH Series Comes to Dubai

    The creators of the world’s largest Women in Tech event series are bringing a new two-day conference, Women in Tech Dubai, to the Dubai Knowledge Park on September 17-18, 2018. The event promises to feature the same standard of inspiring content that has made their UK tech conference, Women...
  • Code:Girls

    Many challenges exist in Pakistan when it comes to socio-economic development. In February 2018, a UN report cited the country having a worrying degree of gender inequality in its Gender Equality Report for its Sustainable Development Agenda 2030, especially in the employment dimension among others. While gender and inclusion,...
  • Cisco Inspires the Next-Generation of Women at Girls Power Tech Event in Dubai

    May 16th, 2018, Dubai (UAE): Cisco hosted its annual Girls Power Tech event at its Dubai office, where female students from GEMS, SUNMARKE, DIA and Collegiate American School in the UAE had the opportunity to interact with Cisco executives, technology professionals and other women role models and peers, and...
  • 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...