8 - 12 November 2021
Closing The Gap: Accelerating Women in STEM
UNESCO studies show that women in the tech industry constitute only 28% of professionals in the sector worldwide, and just 30% in Sub-Saharan Africa. We can all be part of the change.
This free eBook from Africa Tech Festival, in partnership with accelerateHER Africa, offers inspirational tips and advice from accelerateHER Inspiring Fifty winners and the Informa Tech team. Get actionable advice for how to build a career in STEM and how to help other women accelerate their career.
For the goal chasers, big dreamers, and those who choose to challenge.
Download the free eBook here.
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