Women in science and technology within Africa

Our government in South Africa have introduced a program to uplift and enhance the accessibility of science and technology to women in business. This program focuses on small to macro enterprises.

It is an national program which is run under the support of the Department of Trade and industry.

The mission of this program is to apply science and technology to achieve business growth in women led enterprises.

The main objects of this program is to, facilitate focused action by women entrepreneurs at all levels, create successful role models, unlock solutions to progressive approaches to doing business in the global economy and to exploit partnership with government, corporate and women focused organizations.

Visits the Department of Trade and Industry’s website: http://www.thedti.gov.za for more information.

By Lauren Leonard

Sources:

Information: http://www.westerncape.gov.za/service/technology-women-business

Pictures: http://www.tech.co
http://scieng-women-ontario.ca/en/2013/09/facts-on-women-in-computing/

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