Scholarships for Black, Female ICT Professionals in South Africa

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According to the 2015 Global Women Entrepreneurship Leaders Scorecard, only 27% of senior management positions are held by women in South Africa. The 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report‘s statistics indicated that in South Africa only 6.29% of females pursued entrepreneurial endeavors, compared to 7.72% of men in the country.

The Innovator Trust, in partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science’s Enterprise Development Academy, provides a scholarship for black, female ICT leaders in South Africa to address this gap.

This is a 12-month, part time course in Management Development for businesswomen who already have businesses they would like to expand and further develop. Because the course is part-time, women can continue running their businesses simultaneously.

Applicants can apply for next year’s round of scholarships on the Innovator Trust Website. This website also has further information for women developing their businesses.

Source: Michelle Avenanat, ITWeb Africa