Women in Tech

Mentors and Sponsors

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Mentors and Sponsors for Women in Tech

A mentor will help you skill up, while a sponsor will help you move up. And finally a mentor will give you perspective, whereas a sponsor will give you opportunities. Take some time to reflect whether you have a mentor or a sponsor, and how the support that they are providing is aligned to what you wish to achieve.

Women in Tech

Retention of women in the tech sector

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Nobukhosi Dlamini on the retention of women in Tech

There is a shortage of skills in the tech sector, and women are far outnumbered by their male counterparts. The tech sector is still struggling to attract women into the industry, and furthermore struggles to retain those who do enter. In this video Nobukhosi Dlamini discusses what are the main contributors to women leaving the industry and what actions employers can take to retain women in tech sector.

Cyber Security

The trouble with Zoom

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Zoom has become one of the most popular video conferencing platform during this global pandemic. However, this app has been called out for having close to every possible security threat that it could have, all the while breaking common cyber security and personal data privacy protocols along the way. We discuss the issues with zoom and viable alternatives you could use to replace it

Women in Tech

My Tech Women Experience

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Tech Women

In September 2019 I had the privilege to be selected as part of Tech Women, a cohort of over 100 ladies in STEM from 21 countries, to spend five weeks in Silicon Valley. Tech Women is a professional exchange program run by the US State Department which convenes women who are emerging leaders in the different STEM fields from 21 countries across Africa, Middle East and Central Asia.