Ventureburn Coverage: GirlCode – Payfast mentors SA’s next generation of women in tech

Women only hold 23% of jobs in tech locally, according to Women in Tech ZA. To combat this, organisations need to drive more diversity, by investing in and uplifting young women interested in the sector. Software development skills organisation GirlCode, is working to make an impact by hosting their annual Hackathon. As part of the event, which took place on 5 and 6 August 2023, in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban, software developers from online payment gateway Payfast, mentored hackathon teams. To read more, click here.