Country General Manager for Interswitch Kenya, Romana Rajpul and Jack Ngari, MD Microsoft Africa Development Centre in an exclusive interview discuss on the position of women and girls in the Science and Technology Ecosystem. They encouraged the participation of women in STEM as a way of contributing to the development of the economy through technology. They also discussed initiatives for women and girls in science and technology.
According to Rajpul, “Not more that 30 per cent of women/girls are pursuing science related courses up to tertiary level”. Ngari said women are encouraged to join STEM related courses since we are all moving towards a technology driven world.