The future is female, the future is now

#GirlCodeHack is a 48-hour hackathon dedicated to young, promising female developers looking to make a difference through technology.

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From Tea to Telephones: The Barbara Dlamini story

“There was something inside of me that wanted more and so I made a promise to myself that I would work hard to get it,” says Dlamini.

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Women’s Month Spotlight: Annette Muller

Flexy and DOTNXT founder Annette has an inquisitive mind and entrepreneurial spirit, and is strongly motivated and inspired by innovation.

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Women’s Month Spotlight: Pippa Tshabalala

Pippa Tshabalala is a versatile, charismatic, and strong local personality who has been involved in various tech and gaming media enterprises since the late aughts.

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Four UCT students win local women-only hackathon, are off to the US

Their winning idea was for a website called Amava – isiXhosa for “experience” – that connects volunteers with NGOs.

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Women’s Month Spotlight: Palesa Sibeko

This week’s spotlight falls on the Director of management consulting firm, Inquisition.

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Women’s Month Spotlight: Samantha Perry

Samantha Perry has worked as a journalist in the tech sector for 17 years, writing primarily about South African ICT.

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Women’s Month Spotlight: Nunu Ntshingila

Kicking off our focus on women in tech for Women’s Month is a look at Nunu Ntshingila, an amazing woman who is the Business Head of Facebook’s Africa operations.

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Women’s Month Spotlight: Kenyan girls build anti-FGM app, get flown to Google

Their app has been selected to compete at the annual International Technovation Competition at Google’s global headquarters.

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