The future is in code and I want women to write it

The future is in code and I want women to write it

We must banish myths, cliches and stereotypes that say ‘this is not for girls’, insists the co-founder of Decoded Say the word code and it immediately conjures images of boys in hoodies in basements listening…

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“I have kept my vision alive by being authentic and keeping my eye on the ball.” – Chebet Mutai, Creative Director of WazaWazi Kenya

“I have kept my vision alive by being authentic and keeping my eye on the ball.” – Chebet Mutai, Creative Director of WazaWazi Kenya

Quoting the Late Tech Pioneer, Steve Jobs “”You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you’re not passionate enough from the start, you’ll…

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Her Taste for Yogurt Lead to The Establishment of a Yogurt Company

Her Taste for Yogurt Lead to The Establishment of a Yogurt Company

In 2009 when Ehime Eigbe Akindele visited Nigeria on holiday from the US, she kept asking for where to buy Frozen Yogurt and nobody could give her an answer. And just like that, the idea came to…

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Maths and science are the keys to unlocking Africa’s potential:It’s time for Africa to produce the technology it needs, rather than being largely a consumer.

Maths and science are the keys to unlocking Africa’s potential:It’s time for Africa to produce the technology it needs, rather than being largely a consumer.

Angelina Lutambi was born into a peasant family in Tanzania’s Dodoma region, where HIV/AIDS has decimated much of the population. Her future could easily have been bleak – but Angelina had a keen aptitude for maths.…

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Sebenzile Matsebula – The startup story of an inspirational South African entrepreneur who proves that disability is not a barrier to success

Sebenzile Matsebula – The startup story of an inspirational South African entrepreneur who proves that disability is not a barrier to success

Sebenzile Matsebula, the founder of Motswako Office Systems, is proof positive that if you have the ambition, and prepared to work exceptionally hard, and demonstrate to others that you are an entrepreneur first and foremost…

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“Find your driving force and don’t let the crowd sway you from it.” – Saudat Salami, CEO, EasyShop Easycook Ltd.

“Find your driving force and don’t let the crowd sway you from it.” – Saudat Salami, CEO, EasyShop Easycook Ltd.

In the words of Carlos Castaneda -“The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” “To be successful, you have…

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Kenyan Teen Copes through Desertion and Death

Kenyan Teen Copes through Desertion and Death

My mother doesn’t talk much about my father. He divorced her and left when I was very young. When I was young other kids teased me because I didn’t have a father. Every time I…

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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Attends 2016 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Awards

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Attends 2016 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Awards

Last night Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde attend the 2016 Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards and was spotted mingling with some of Hollywoods finest. Check out the photo’s below

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Black Female Tech Entrepreneur Launches New Digital Business Card App That Helps With Professional Networking

Black Female Tech Entrepreneur Launches New Digital Business Card App That Helps With Professional Networking

Nationwide — Anie Akpe, an African American female tech entrepreneur from New York City, has created an amazing social discovery app called NetWorq App, and it was developed with one thing in mind, ‘one-click connectivity’. Does…

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11-Year-Old Activist, Marley Dias, to be Honored on International Pretty Brown Girl Day on February 27, 2016

11-Year-Old Activist, Marley Dias, to be Honored on International Pretty Brown Girl Day on February 27, 2016

– Dias, who launched the #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign, will be a “Dream Big” awardee at Spelman College Atlanta, GA — 11-year-old activist, Marley Dias, will be honored with the “Dream Big Award” on Saturday, Feb. 27,…

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