Bridge the technology divide on August 1 in a discussion about social entrepreneurship.
By Dani Matielo (Community Manager, Ashoka Changemakers)
Life for women and girls in the 21st century can be a challenge. Every day, millions of women worldwide deal with a gender and technology divide that leaves them underrepresented at every level of the pyramid. Change is on the horizon as awareness of this issue grows.
E-learning initiatives are helping to make education more inclusive, particularly for women in low- and middle-income countries; civil society organizations and for-profit businesses are also getting involved by encouraging women to consider careers in tech-focused fields, from engineering to design.