At ALX, we believe in the vital importance of bridging the digital gender divide and increasing the representation of women in tech. We champion the women who are driving innovation and devising solutions for the world of tomorrow. Our call to action is for women across the continent to not just have a seat at the table - but to redesign the table.
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In celebration of International Women’s Day 2023, ALX launched its first-ever Software Engineering cohort for women. With this cohort, we are demonstrating our commitment to transforming the status quo and providing women throughout the continent with the skills to be at the helm of the global digital economy. Ultimately, we seek to create a space where women can excel, thrive and lead.
“There is no good excuse for the lack of women in tech… The essence of technology and its effect on humanity depends upon women being at the table.”Tim Cook
We celebrate the women who are championing the advancement of transformative technology, creating impact and blazing a trail for the next generation of digital leaders.
March 14, 2023
Meet 10 remarkable women who are are paving the way for the next generation of African women tech leaders.
March 8, 2023
Healthtech entrepreneur Vivian Nwakah on technology's role as a key disruptor for women's entrepreneurial success.
March 7, 2023
In honour of International Women’s Day 2023, we’re shining a spotlight on the amazing women of the ALX community – our learners, graduates, mentors, and the women working magic behind the scenes at ALX.
March 6, 2023
Rwanda’s Minister of ICT and Innovation, Paula Ingabire, on the country’s efforts to transform the technology landscape, and encourage women to claim their place in tech.
February 15, 2023
Find out how serial social entrepreneur Naadiya Moosajee is shifting the landscape for female engineers, entrepreneurs and all sorts of women in STEM.