By the end of 2021, Women operating in the technology industry have closed mouth-watering deals worth millions of dollars, created new ventures and promoted the cause of gender equality. Based on research, In sub-Saharan Africa, women constitute only 30% of professionals in the tech sector. Further checks reveal that only 12% of global fintech founders and co-founders are women, and only 6% of FinTech companies have female CEOs.
According to an online report by Cryptocurrency Exchange, KuCoin; The number of women in Norway who own some form of cryptocurrency doubled during 2021. Another survey by KuCoin released in March 2022, indicated a more even distribution between male and female crypto users in Turkey, with women accounting for almost half (47%) of all crypto investors.
Although not having a fair share in the tech and crypto industry, Women are making genuine impact globally.
In this edition of Inside Blockchain, High Performance Coach & Crypto Educator, Kikelomo Ayodele will be exploring some opportunities for women in the tech industry, with specific focus on blockchain and cryptocurrency.
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