Bridging Gender Gap
We are a women -led non profit organisation that aims to bridge the gender gap of women in STEM career by providing holistic environment for women and girls through STEM training, mentorship and workshops empowering them to use their creativity to develop innovative solutions to community problems in align with the SDG to be the next generation of innovators in kenya and Africa.
Pwani Teknowgalz aims at achieving SDG no.5 about Gender Equality specifically target 5.b. That enhances the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women
We believe in equipping girls and women with employable digital skills to assist them leverage on the increasing number of internet users.
Why We Need More Women in STEM
Percentage of female students in IT related fields of studies in college and university education in some countries is very minimal , Similarly women are less acquainted with the economic, social and psychological gain of the full range of opportunities afforded by ICTs.There need to be an inclusive environment where more women are involved in the ICT fields. that’s why Pwani Teknowgalz is equipping ladies in the university and high school with digital skills and software skills to increase the percentage of women in Technology and create job opportunities.
Ruth KavekeDirector ,Pwani Teknowgalz