This curated list of 50 African women taking the bull by the horns and running innovative tech startups aligns with International Women’s Day 2023’s mission. This list features women on a quest to shape an entire ecosystem in their own unique way.
These women are actively driving some of the most exciting and significant technological changes as founders or co-founders of startups, venture capitalists, top executives, and CEOs.
We hope you’ll be inspired to take action, learn more about these women, and get involved in the tech industry yourself. Let’s dive into the stories of these 50 outstanding African women in tech!
The demand for Salesforce developers keeps growing. In almost 23 years, Salesforce has become the leading CRM platform. By 2026, the IDC predicts that the Salesforce ecosystem will create approximately 9.3 million jobs worldwide! No wonder impact outsourcer Tunga is eager to help upskill software developers in Africa and train them in Salesforce development. Salesforce, for its part, is excited by Tunga’s approach and is more than happy to collaborate.
As a tech company based in Africa, Tunga is no stranger to challenges and obstacles. But we are also no strangers to triumph and success, as evidenced by our recent win at the NABC’s annual Ambassadors’ Dinner in November 2022. After being nominated and going through a rigorous voting process, Tunga was announced as the winner of the prestigious ‘Doing Business in Africa’ (DBA) award. This is a huge accomplishment for us, one that we are incredibly proud of. But what does this win mean for Tunga and the impact of the work we do?
This month, in collaboration with the Federation of Ugandan Football Associations (FUFA), Tunga has trained 40 youth football coaches in Uganda. You might wonder why and how an IT staffing company ventures into football.
Before Google Playstore and iOS App Store ever became a thing, there was the Nokia Ovi store, the playground of Abdu Ssekalala in 2011 in Uganda.
If you had…one shot…one opportunity…and 35 hours to build a project to improve the services offered by Community Health Entrepreneurs (CHEs) across rural communities, would you capture it or just let it slip?
One of the hottest topics in developer land is salaries. Tunga uncovers the latest salaries for Africa’s top 17 software development countries. Please read all about it in our latest blog.
Tunga’s first hackathon last month allowed young African developers to test and show their skills. In this blog, we spotlight the three winning teams and their products. Read more about these ambitious junior devs and compete in one of the subsequent editions!
On 16 July 2021, Tunga reached a new milestone in its short history. Audiences worldwide could tune in for the presentations and award ceremony of the first Tunga hackathon.