Getting girls into technology —
Ghanaian software development company Soronko Solutions is led by tech entrepreneur Regina Agyare. The startup builds websites and e-commerce portals for over 30 small and medium business in Ghana and in 2013 it launched the "Tech Needs Girls" initiative to teach computer skills to young females living in poor areas. Agyare plans to expand further in 2015.
"Our New Year resolution is to hire new developers for our developer team. We will be taking advantage of the above 100% mobile penetration in Ghana to build innovative solutions to dominate the mobile technology market. We will also work at bridging the gender gap in technology...by taking our Tech Needs Girls Mentorship Program and coding workshops to seven regions in Ghana and two other African countries," she says.
Read: Tech entrepreneur Regina Agyare.