Boosting female representation in South Africa’s technology-enabled sectors has been high on the agenda for years. But despite industry-wide drives to encourage girls to study STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects and work in technology, only 23% of tech jobs in South Africa are held by women.
The empowerment of women has a far-reaching impact on their own lives, their families and communities, and society as a whole. Women who are empowered to make choices in all areas of their lives, have greater control over their health, their careers and their quality of life.
Women in business often underestimate the value their contribution has towards shaping the future of the South African Economy.
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