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Mentoring women in technology: Laying out the landscape

Equity in digital access in Africa is far from being a reality. There is also a paucity of women in technology-related careers and more broadly in STEM.

Welcome to the sunrises and sunsets of Zanzibar

Three years ago, I caught a flight for the first time to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, excited and nervous to be joining the AfriSIG/gigX class of 2015.

Right to Know - Episode 4: Digital literacy and the perils of social activism in India

In this fourth and last episode of the series, we discover the perils of social activism in India and whether learning how to use Microsoft Notepad and Paint is digital literacy.

Connecting rural South Africa: The case for community networks

“There is so much potential in rural South Africa, and with a little bit of capacity building, a lot of things could happen around affordable internet access,” said Carlos Rey-Moreno of APC's Local Access Networks project at the end of a wor

Why Technology Isn’t Always the Answer in Global Health

October 04, 2018
We were so excited by the flashiness of the tools, we forgot our goal—to lower hypertension in Africa.