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Applications For Techwomen 2020 Are Now Open

Ladies its time to sharpen your Science, Sechnology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills with the TechWomen program. Yes, you can now apply for for TechWomen 2020 program. TechWomen is a program that brings women leaders in STEM fields from around the world “with their professional counterparts in the United States for a mentorship and exchange […]


Facebook partners African NGOs & public sector to promote safer internet, Techwomen Zimbabwe is local affiliate

Participants in Safer Internet Day 2017  Since 2004, an annual event called Safer Internet Day has been commemorated around the world by various organisations and people who promote online safety for users all over the world. The Safer Internet Day is happening today (7 February 2017) and volunteers, companies, organisations and some schools are taking […]


These Zimbabwean techies are bringing Twitter, Mozilla execs to a week-long training program

Techwomen Zimbabwe, a local organisation which has been championing the inclusion of girls and women in STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) related careers and fields, will be hosting a delegation of women from Silicon Valley from the 21st to the 27th of February 2016.


Techwomen takes Technovation Challenge to communities in Harare

A couple of days ago Techwomen Zimbabwe kicked off the 2015 edition of the Technovation Challenge in Harare with a different approach from last year’s competition. The challenge, which is focused on imparting tech skills to school girls from different walks of life was held at the Hypercube hub last year which acted as a central […]


How can we get e-learning efforts in Zimbabwe to succeed?

Will the concept of e-learning in Zimbabwe ever take off? We have a lot of providers trying different approaches but will all of this come together to contribute to better pass rates some day? There’s so much debate that is generated around this question. That is because beyond its success or failure the concept of digital […]


Can we please have IT at the front and centre of education reforms?

It’s now part of the Zimbabwean political cycle- Every new Minister of Education comes in with a string of policies that are meant to radically revamp the way young minds are shaped with hopes that this will positively impact the future of the nation. From dropping colonial names, enforcing History and ethnic languages to the […]


The Technovation Challenge draws to a close

Yesterday the Technovation Challenge drew to a close with the first prize for the Senior High School category going to Eaglesvale High School’s Technogeeks team for their EagleApp. A two member team called Geek Charming took first place in the Junior School category for their Uripi application. According to an article on Mobile Learning Zone […]


Techwomen Zimbabwe targeting 50% representation in all STEM professions

Techwomen Zimbabwe, the organisation spearheading the global technology entrepreneurship program for girls called the Technovation challenge in Zimbabwe, is targeting 50% representation in all Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professions. Speaking during the Techwoman Zimbabwe presentation held on Tuesday at the US embassy public affairs office, Rumbidzai Mlambo and Aretha Mare (founding members of […]