It’s not been a great year for Silicon Valley’s image when it comes to women in tech. Firms faced a reckoning this year as women (and sometimes men) spoke up about the culture that persists in numerous firms, which continues to make inclusion a pipe-dream for many.
There are also some signs that the start-up boom may be slowing. So, with aspects of the Silicon Valley model coming under question, where can the next generation of young, aspiring and talented data scientists, coders and entrepreneurs look to?
For many, Africa is considered to be the next place for growth. This isn’t as new as it is sometimes made out to be: Kenya, for example, has had