How Technology can help break the gender bias, Young Leaders Perspective

Breaking Gender bias through Technology #BreakTheBias

International Women’s Month

Breaking Gender

bias through Technology


How Technology can help break the gender bias, Young Leaders Perspective


One of the many goals of gender equality lies in using technology to empower women. It could either be by encouraging women to choose STEM subjects and improve their representation in this sector or use tech solutions to solve wicked problems.

Virtual Summit

Our forum is scheduled to take place on 26th March 2022, 11.00 AM – 12.00 PM EAT. The respective time zones are listed on the website.
We adapt a round-table question and answer format by the moderator. It is supposed to facilitate a casual interaction among panelists and moderator(s).

Saturday, March 26, 2022

11:00 AM EAT

9.00 AM WAT

10.00 AM SAST

1.00 AM PDT


Women Bankers for Women Entrepreneurs

SERIES 5: Women Bankers for Women Entrepreneurs: A Post 2020 strategy for success – November 19. A moderated discussion with a focus on Women Bankers for Women Entrepreneurs: A post 2020 strategy for success with attention to different ways to boost financial inclusion in Africa, conducting more gender-segmented research, adapting collateral registries and adoption of …

DCA Digital WebForums are meeting and networking opportunities for Executives and business leaders. It is also intended to serve as a platform for critical learning for our community, where ideas, viewpoints and conversations have a space to flourish.


We are excited to announce our panel of contributors and moderator to our WebForum. Join us for an inspiring and insightful conversations with top business leaders on lessons, reflections, as businesses and individuals globally seek solutions for the COVID 19 crisis to innovative ways to achieve their goals.


Recent Conversations on our Crisis
Management Series

Governance and Human Rights in the Era of COVID-19

SERIES 4: Governance and Human Rights in the Era of COVID-19 – August 14. A moderated discussion with a focus on attention to human rights such as non-discrimination and human rights principles such as transparency, right to information, privacy, and respect for human dignity amidst the turmoil and disruption of COVID-19. Session Brief Creation of …


“Beautiful production, It was such an honor to have been a part of this. Thank you for inviting me, I had a great time co-chairing this insightful session. ”
Elizabeth Kolade – Director of Membership, Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN)

“Thank you very much for allowing me to take part in the forum. It was a stimulating and informative experience.”
Salah Dean – Cyber security and forensic club president | Network Engineer – Core Infrastructure Services and Security

“It was a pleasure to speak to an international audience about #cybersecurity on behalf of Hyperproof. Thanks to Sophia Bekele for hosting this event!”
Kayne McGladrey – CISO, HyperProof | Cyber Security Influencer and expert

“I had a good time.”
Sherifat Akinwonmi – Member Of The Board of Advisors Canadian Women in Cybersecurity at siberX | Business Information Security Officer at TD

“There is definitely still work to be done, The awareness and Educate Women in expressing their Visions  based on Technology projects, The appetite is definitely there. ”
Fortunate Twala -Life Coach, Brand Ambassador, Keynote Speaker

“The session was good”
Anie Akpe -Founder: IBOM LLC, Innov8tiv & African Women In Tech (AWIT)

‘It was a very good event and I did enjoy it. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to be part of the Panel. I am grateful.’
Julius Nkafu – FCI, Arb, Public Access Barrister, Great James Street Chambers

‘Thank you for the opportunity. I have learned a lot.’
Sofia Rajab – MD, Leteipan & Associates Advocates

‘Thank you for organizing this, and for putting together such a distinguished panel who has a breadth of experience on all these issues.’
Gregory Simpkins – Senior Advisor at USAID

‘It was a great pleasure to take part in the WebForum, a living testimony to the global leadership of DCA and of the organisation’s indelible convening power’
Dr. Chaloka Beyani – Professor of International Law, London School of Economics

‘It was a great meeting, a wonderful discussion!’
Michael Monari – Founder & CEO, Longitude Finance, Kenya

‘Indeed it was a great forum and
I learnt a lot’
Pamela M. Njuguna – Head of Business & Marketing, Credit Bank, Kenya


‘It was an honor to be one of your panel speakers!’
John Kariuki – Founder & Group CEO, FinCredit Limited, Kenya

‘Thanks for inviting me to your event. The quality of the audience was quite impressive.’
Eric Yong – Co-founder & CEO, GreenTec Capital Partners, Cameroon/Germany

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