The Ghanaian tech industry is growing at a rapid pace, more women are joining and shaking every angle of the industry and flying the flag of the country. Below are two women who are doing so well in the industry who have been appointed to high positions at Microsoft.
Ghanaian digital entrepreneur Ivy Barley joined technology giant, Microsoft, as a programmes manager.
The co-founder and CEO of Developer in Vogue, a homegrown technology community paving the way for more African women to take up opportunities in the tech industry. She was joined Microsoft after learning how to program on her own and became one of the ten finalists of the Kwese #GoGettaz competition.
Ivy Barley expressed her excitement in a tweet after the appointment: “I’m optimistic about the opportunity to make a bigger impact at Microsoft while taking Developers in Vogue to the next level.”
Angela Kyerematen Jimoh
Ghanaian businesswoman, Angela Kyerematen Jimoh was also appointed as the strategic partner lead for Africa as Microsoft’s, a position that will see her work more at the company’s new Africa Transformation Office.
Angela was previously the first female and first African Executive Director And Regional Head for IBM North, East And West Africa, her main role there was in charge of advanced IBM’s Hybrid Cloud and AI momentum across 35 African countries.
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