page title icon WDS 2022 – Africa Women in Data Science


  • Increasing African Women’s participation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) to build a prosperous, resilient Africa of the future
  • Introductions and views on the integral role African women can play in the Fourth Industrial Revolution using digital technology
  • Showcase various opportunities for young women hoping to get into the field and lessons learnt from other successful women in the field.

The event will be split into talks, presentations and Q&As (1st day) and a hackathon (2nd/3rd days). Please note that while the 1st day is open to women across Africa, the hackathon is only open to women living in the SKA Partner Countries; Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia.

Who can apply

STEM post-graduate female students and young female professionals across Africa with a keen interest in data science.