A quick google search of women in computer science in Botswana will bring up the name of Dr. Audrey Masizana. She was the first woman with a Ph.D in Computer Science in Botswana, and is a pioneer in research as well. She is also the Head of Department of Computer Science at the University of Botswana. So why Computer Science? She answers this question in this interview.
Many people dream of success, but only a few achieve the level of success they want. The future belongs to those who dare to prepare for it. As much as we seem to be uncertain about our futures, the decisions we make now will influence the future. Continue reading
Ms. Agang Ditlhogo is the co-founder of the Clicking Generation, a social enterprise teaching ICT skills to kids between 6 years to 18 years of age. She is a computer scientist with a vision to use ICT as a tool for development in Africa. She is also an alumni of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and Tony Elemelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Program. Here is her journey as an entrepreneur. Continue reading
Are engineers meant to be entrepreneurs? There are still very few female entrepreneurs, with the numbers more dismal for STEM! Most studies blame this on women shying away from entrepreneurial opportunities. Our interview with two tech-preneurs, Eng. Mercy Manyuchi and Eng. Joy Makumbe take us through their journey, successes and challenges and why you should be a tech-preneur. Continue reading