Join The SHEvolution
Leading advocate for women in technology, the Innovator Trust announces the 8th instalment of the Women in Tech (WIT) Appreciation Experience. One of the most prestigious women in tech platforms dedicated to celebrating and empowering women ICT entrepreneurs.
Set to take place on Thursday, 16th November 2023 at the world-class Vodacom World venue in Midrand. WIT 2023 will recognize and award outstanding achievements of female-owned SMMEs in the ICT sector of South Africa.
This year, the unique event calls on women from all corners of the tech world to unite. To join the SHEvolution movement, envisioning a world where technology is not only powered by women, but where women power technology.
A brainchild of the Innovator Trust, the SHEvolution message presents a challenge to women and society at large. To harnesses the power of technology as a mechanism for driving gender equality. Also, offering economic freedom and innovation for African women through entrepreneurship.
Furthermore, addressing key issues of the underrepresentation of women in technology and the economy. Seeking to write a new narrative about the role and potential of the African woman in the modern age. The WIT event provides a unique, 1-day program. Robust conversation, insightful keynotes and curated activities to celebrate the diversity of women and challenge the status quo.
“By creating a platform that elevates the voices of Women in Tech. We have also created an inclusive, safe and inspiring environment for African woman and youth alike. Therefore, creating new networks that foster expansion within the ICT sector.
This year, our call to women is to join the SHEvolution! Our aim is to highlight the critical need for greater change towards gender equality. To provide solutions, encouraging more women and young girls to participate in STEM fields. By showcasing the impact and opportunities that women can unlock through technology and entrepreneurship.” said Tashline Jooste, Chief Executive Officer of the Innovator Trust.
Namely, Professor Thuli Madonsela (Law Trust Chair: Social Justice, University of Stellenbosch, former Public Protector of South Africa). Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi (Chancellor, Nelson Mandela Bay University, former UN Chair: CEPA). Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (Chancellor, University of Johannesburg, former UN Women Executive Director). Basetsana Kumalo (Author, Media Businesswoman, TV Personality, former Miss South Africa). This year’s event seeks to once again host some of the most acclaimed, influential women figures of South Africa.
The event will take place in hybrid format with a live audience of invited guests as well virtually. Encouraging viewers from across the world to tune in via livestream.
Virtual registrations open 16th September 2023 until 16th November 2023.
Event: Women in Tech Appreciation Experience
Date: Thursday, 16th November 2023
Start Time: 9h00am – 16h00pm
Women In Tech Appreciation Experience – The Future Of Tech, Powered By Women
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