Equipping African Women

Only 26% of technology jobs are held by women, and only 3% of these are Africans. We are bridging that gap by equipping African women to get started in and sustain Tech Careers with relevant and on-demand tech and digital skills.

Our Story


HERTECHTRAIL was launched on 30th November, 2019.
Founded by Gloria Ojukwu, with the vision to help women get started in Tech careers,
HERTECHTRAIL has grown into a global movement with members across Africa and beyond.

We’re driven by our passion.


We envision an Africa where women are proportionally represented in all spheres and sectors in the Tech Industry.


To support and inspire women to outclass and trail in Tech careers and businesses in Africa.


Core values

– Gender Inclusion

– Technical Growth

– Community and Team Work

– Leadership

– Visibility

Member Benefits

Practical trainings and workshops

Members are trained with modern tech skills in HERTECHTRAIL ACADEMY to be job or business ready in chosen tracks in the tech industry.

Global Community

Connect with the global community, by joining our Slack channel. You never know, you might be discovering your next learning buddy, tech co-founder or even employer by joining the slack channel.


Landed a new job? Got promoted? Won a scholarship, what ever good news it is, we're here to celebrate with you in each new trail you make. Want to share your Trail? Join our slack channel.

HerTechTrail Job Board

You stand a chance to land your dream job after passing through our academy or even more intermediate/senior roles.

Group Mentorship

After our training, members are not left alone but placed into our group mentorship programs until they secure a job or launch a tech business.

Scholarships and Free tickets

Members get scholarships to premium courses in their chosen tracks and also free tickets to meetups and conferences.

See what our members have to say about us

Big names that support our vision

The Team

Director of Design

Academy Development Lead

Academy Director

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