May 08, 2019

Women in Technology.

Africa is predominantly a patriarchal society with the expectation that women should be typecast into specific gender roles. Women should be home makers with ‘interests’ in business, fashion, and any other industry seen to need a woman’s touch or should fit with more ‘socially acceptable’ roles. In today’s world however this trend is changing, with more inclusion for women. This is definitely true within the startup technology space in Nigeria. Our Co-founder and VP of Product – Toyin Oshinowo in addition to two other women, Odunayo Eweniyi Co-founder and COO of PiggyBank NG and Adia Sowho, MD and VP, Commercial of Mines Nigeria were interviewed by Ugo Aliogo from ThisDay Newspaper to share their perspectives and their experience within the industry. They represent a small handful of individuals who are making their mark within the Nigerian technology startup ecosystem. Click here to read the interview.