Posts by Caylee Talpert
“Girls in ICT,” “women in tech,” “women in STEM,” “girls that code." Attend any conference on business, social enterprise or technology in emerging markets and you can likely take in a panel on one of these topics. But while high-level discussions and new initiatives to encourage girls to enter the technology field are steps in the right direction, there is still a long way to go in closing the digital gender divide.
Israeli Innovation Meets Rwandan Entrepreneurship: High-tech for Western markets is still the main focus of Israeli startups, but that’s slowly changing
Israel has the second-highest concentration of start-up companies after Silicon Valley, but most of this entrepreneurial energy has been focused on Western markets. This is slowly changing, with projects like kLab in Rwanda, writes Caylee Talpert, deputy director of the Pears Innovation for International Development Program at Tel Aviv University.