In recent technology landscape, there has been a surge of innovative entrepreneurs in many parts of the world, but in terms of delivering gender parity, the industry has been disgracefully slow. However, even with the damning gaps and records, there are signs of women making headway in the sector. These growing number of young women in a stiff male-dominated terrain are creating a path and ensuring that the future is bright for the next generation of amazons. Though the economy might be hard, the system unfavorable and the acceptability may be poor, yet in recent times we have seen and documented giant strides of female entrepreneurs, technology inclusive, in emerging economies like Africa. In this interview with Amazons Watch Magazine, the Managing Director, Smart Kids Zone, Chinenye Udeh, tells us more about her journey and strategies in Techpreneurship. Excerpts: 1. Can you tell us a bit about yourself and the…
By Miracle Nwankwo
Africa has a growing number of women leaders in different sectors, working tirelessly to contribute to the continent’s emerging economy. A typical example of such women is Oluwatoyin F Sanni, former Group Chief Executive Officer of United Capital Plc, who currently sits as the Chief Executive officer of Emerging Africa Capital.
As the world continues to evolve and move faster, certain women are head bent on making an indelible impact before . An example is the 30-year old Dineo Lioma, Co-founder of three innovative companies in the biotechnology sphere; Incitech, CapeBio Technologies and Deep Medical Therapeutics.
Are you an entrepreneur? How well do you know your product? A lot of women have ventured into certain businesses because they see others doing it, and it appears glamorous from the outside, without really understanding the nitty-gritty of that particular business. This could be a recipe for disaster for any entrepreneur.
By Miracle Nwankwo
Google’s company announcement reports an increase of + 260 percent globally on the search interest in coronavirus since the first week of February. This shows how concerns about coronavirus have risen over time and across the globe.
Working her way through the ranks of her family-owned retail store, Magazine Luiza, Luiza Helena Trajano transformed the company from a retail store in Franca Sao Paulo, into one of Brazil’s leading retailers, now operating over 731 stores across 16 states in the country. Trajano has in the last decade, retained her place as one of Brazil’s leading women entrepreneurs, building and operating a multi-billion – dollar cooperation.
While gender equality in the government sector still proves elusive, and female leadership is almost non-existent in the top echelons of the ruling Communist, some parts of the Asian continent still boast of self-made women who have navigated their way to the top regardless of the unfair economy. Not only are self-made Chinese women growing in global prominence, but the contribution of Chinese women to the economy at all levels has increased greatly in recent years.