By Bankole Oluwafemi on April 24, 2014
This article by Bankole Oluwafemi originally appeared on TechCabal, a VC4Africa publishing partner.
“Perhaps if in the first instance we concentrated on getting the numbers of women in tech up, it won’t be long before the impact and dividends will become obvious across board.”
Sometime last year, Tolu Agunbiade and I wrote up a series on TechCabal about girls who code. While the reception was mostly warm, we also got panned in some (Twitter) quarters for what they described as token feminism. Our noble intentions notwithstanding, we had unwittingly stepped into a sexist controversy minefield.
I was of course grateful for a constructive reminder to not celebrate [...] Continue reading Increasing the participation of women in Africa’s tech & innovation ecosystems »