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Moniepoint Commemorates IWD with Call for Applications into 4th Edition of Women in Tech Programme

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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Moniepoint, a top digital financial services provider, has started accepting applications for the fourth edition of its Women in Tech Initiative to mark International Women’s Day (IWD) 2024.

This program shows Moniepoint’s dedication to promoting diversity and inclusivity in the technology field.

Moniepoint Commemorates IWD with Call for Applications into 4th Edition of Women in Tech Programme

Bridging the Gender Gap in Technology

Despite the important role women play in driving technology forward, they are still not well represented in the industry. 

In Nigeria, where the gender ratio is almost equal according to the National Population Commission, only 25% of tech sector workers are women, even though they make up 22% of STEM graduates each year. 

This difference underscores the pressing need for initiatives like Moniepoint’s Women in Tech to increase female involvement in technology in Nigeria and other places.

Empowering Women in Tech Initiative at Moniepoint

In line with this year’s International Women’s Day theme, “InspireInclusion,” Moniepoint has launched a program to promote diversity and inclusion within the tech industry. 

The program aims to break down barriers, challenge stereotypes, and create a supportive environment where the valuable contributions of women are acknowledged and celebrated.

Over a period of six months, ten women known as the “Dream 10” will have the opportunity to explore various roles in technology, such as cloud engineering, backend engineering, technical product management, data engineering, systems administration, technical support, and user experience.

Apart from mentorship, participants will receive a competitive salary, necessary tools for work, branded merchandise, and the chance to collaborate on real projects.

Outstanding interns may even be offered permanent positions based on their performance during the internship period.

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The Women in Tech Initiative: Advancing in Digital Finance

The Women in Tech program aims to help women gain practical experience so they can play a valuable role in shaping the future of digital finance in Africa. 

People who have completed the program have had a positive impact by getting involved in creating products and progressing in the technology industry.

Moniepoint Commemorates IWD with Call for Applications into 4th Edition of Women in Tech Programme

Chinaza Nduka-Dike, who works as the Head of People Operations at Moniepoint Inc., expressed pride in how the initiative has successfully promoted diversity and inclusion, leading to innovation and growth.

“Increasingly we are seeing that diversity, inclusion can ignite innovation and growth. Intentional outreaches such as our Women in Tech which have helped to increase female representation and have had a transformative power to create meaningful inclusion while ensuring that we can keep pace with the talent development in a global economy. We have been able to fill talent gaps while giving women great jobs and a sustainable livelihood. Looking back at the past editions, we are filled with an immense sense of pride at the progress made and looking forward to adding more women to the pool who in turn can grow as leaders and build thriving, successful organizations”, she said.

Tefe Oladejo, a frontend engineer who completed the program, expressed excitement about the new opportunities available in the 2024 edition.

“I am a living witness to the transformative power of bold action initiatives like this. It’s been a privilege to work on products that you can see making a visible difference in the lives of millions. Moniepoint’s supportive ecosystem has been very pivotal to my growth and personal development,” she said.

Moniepoint Continues to Support Empowerment Efforts

Since its establishment in 2019, Moniepoint has helped over 2 million businesses and individuals by providing important banking, payment, credit, and business management tools.

The Women in Tech Programme is available to women in Africa who want to start a career in technology.

For more details and to apply, interested candidates can visit the Women in Tech website at https://womenintech.moniepoint.com.

Moniepoint’s Women in Tech initiative is a source of encouragement for women aspiring to succeed in technology, offering opportunities for growth and leadership in the dynamic tech industry.

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Oluchukwu Ikemefuna
Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

Oluchukwu Blessing Ikemefuna, a talented content writer from Anambra, Nigeria, found her writing passion in secondary school. Holding a degree in Biological Sciences from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, she specializes in blog writing across technology, finance, healthcare, education, and lifestyle sectors. With strong research and SEO skills, Oluchukwu creates engaging content globally. Her work aims to inspire and engage authentically while driving action. Outside work, she enjoys travel, reading, and movies as she grows as a skilled writer.

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