Indian cosmetics-to-fashion platform Nykaa surged 96% in a blockbuster debut on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, fetching the country’s first women-led unicorn a nearly $14 billion valuation.
Illumigyn, the world’s first remote gynaecological imaging platform, announced that following the closure of its latest investment round it has raised $33 million to date. The current investment round includes the Yozma Group Korea and Ubicom Holdings Japan.
The United States has stated its full support for the UN Women’s Strategic Plan which is set to affect women globally as it believes that the plan offers a solid foundation to guide the organization’s work for the next three years.
While South Africa may be scoring below the global average of women pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers, the country still leads in Sub-Saharan Africa. Tech education provider HyperionDev is helping bridge the gender gap in STEM, its female intake for 2021 increased to 60%.
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A plan to empower and increase women participation in the agriculture sector is underway in Zimbabwe, as the nation gears towards achieving an upper-middle-income economy by 2030.
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