Miss .Africa Digital a.k.a Fempower Seed-Fund Winners 2022 Announced
May 5, 2023
2022 Seed-Fund AWARD Winners!Congratulations to All!
BSG and Technologies, South Africa, Grand Prize Winner of Five Thousand United States Dollars (5000 USD) category.
“With this financial award support, we can now be able to assist as many women/girls as we can, with a proper and quality working environment that has relevant working resources/kits. It will simply mean that it’s not just BSG and Technologies that won the award but the whole South African women/girl child at large, our victory is their own and their benefit, hence we always say that “alone we are weak and can easily break, but united we stand strong, WOMEN POWER” — Ms Thando Gumede, (Chief Executive Officer, BSG and Technologies, South Africa). Read more
Pamtech Designs and Systems, Zimbabwe (One Thousand United States Dollars (1000 USD) category)
“In terms of employment, we will be able to empower more women to earn a respectable living through the works of their hands in technology.” – Ms. Paloma Muzoma, (Pamtech Designs and Systems, Zimbabwe). Read more
The Clicking Generation, Botswana (One Thousand United States Dollars (1000 USD) category)
“The Miss Africa Digital Fund will go a long way in helping us on our mandate to leave no one behind, especially at a crucial time when economies have been hit by COVID-19. We have to date reached over 15 000 kids and teens in Botswana through our programs that include: coding, robotics, technology-mentorship and GirlsInICT clubs.” – Tsaone Gaborone, Co-founder, The Clicking Generation. Read more
The program has now been in 15 African Nations and has impacted over 10,000 women and girls, including the youth under DCA Corporate Boot Camp sponsored by the DCA Academy.
The pioneering Miss.Africa Digital Program is a gender-focused program targeted mainly at female youth audiences in Africa to increase their personal involvement in early technology use and adoption with a view to improving their digital self-awareness and empowerment, and bridging the economic divide through employment and/or entrepreneurship.
It is one of the central pillars of DotConnectAfrica Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program to attract sizable women and girls demographic of Internet users in Africa in complementary gender development initiatives that improve lives through digital inclusion.
Led by the DCA Academy, the Miss.Africa Digital also announced the prestigious annual Seed Fund program in Africa that provides grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IoTs, Mobile Internet, E-Commerce, Digital Marketing, and leadership roles. The Seed Fund program is interested in learning about successful activities currently supporting women and girls in STEM through this effort, and identifying how we might support scalability and their impacts. The program has now been in 15 African nations and has impacted over 10,000 women and girls, including the youth, under DCA Corporate Boot Camp sponsored by the DCA Academy.