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THIS WEEK IN TECH: TECH STORIES AROUND THE WORLD

HIDDEN FIGURES Happy Tuesday super woman, have you seen the movie “Hidden Figures”? It is an awesome biopic that tells the story of unsung heroines. The movie shines the light on three amazing female mathematicians whose incredible calculations and contributions made it possible for Alan Shepard and John Glenn to make it to Space and...

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SOLVE COLAB SAVING LIVES SINCE INCEPTION

  Solve CoLab is an online crowd sourcing community platform that was developed by the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) centre for collective Intelligence (CCI). Its mission is to discover, evaluate and advance solutions to the world’s problems and challenges across the globe. The platform is designed to explore the possibilities of collective intelligence. It allows individuals and groups from all walks...

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AFRICAN WOMEN IN TECH CONFERENCE

African women in tech conference comes up on December 15th –December 17th 2016. This conference is for every African woman interested in emerging technology. This year’s conference holds at Impact Hub, Otswe street, Osu AkoAdjei, Accra. The theme is “Get Connected, Get Empowered. This year’s conference will focus on providing solutions to challenges faced by young girls and women in technology, the African Women In Tech Conference will...

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AFRICA TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT 2016

The 2016 Africa Technology summit holds at the Intercontinental Hotel Lagos, today and tomorrow; 6th and 7th of December 2016. It is hosted by Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST). MEST is a training programme for African entrepreneurs. If you are an entrepreneur in the area, do well to attend.    

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A GOOD DAY FOR WOMEN IN TECH

Techwomen, an initiative of the United States of America’s Department of States Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is a women empowerment initiative aimed at empowering, connecting and supporting women leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Technology (STEM). This initiative launched in 2011. Since it’s launch, Techwomen has been providing a platform for women and girls to live their dreams and advance in their careers by bringing together women from Africa, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East for a five week intensive programme where they engage in project based mentorship programmes in leading companies in San Francisco...

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#WomenWeLove WHY WE LOVE TEMI GIWA-TUBOSUN

Not every super hero wears a cape, that much can be said about our woman crush of the week; Temi Giwa Tubosun. Temi Giwa-Tubosun is a health entrepreneur passionate about saving lives and is doing so through her platform LIFEBANK. In Nigeria and across the world, many patients die mostly because of lack of blood. Following her experience during the birth...

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TECH TUESDAY: HOPSCOTCH APP

Our app feature today is for parents who want to encourage their child’s love of the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math) we all know kids love to play, especially games on our mobile phones, it will be wise to let them gain more knowledge while doing what they love to do; play. It...