MEST Cape Town Community Conversations with GirlHype


Date: 16/05/2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Info

Join MEST Incubator Cape Town for Community Conversation with GirlHype founder, Baratang Miya.

Baratang is the founder and CEO of GirlHYPE Coders, empowering girls to pursue careers in STEM. In 2015 she was chosen by the US State Dept’s in 2015 TechWomen program as an Emerging Leader. She was placed at Adobe for her mentorship for TechWomen 2015 award. She also serves on the Silicon Cape Exco as head of Transformation and was the 1st runner up for MTN Women In ICT Community Builder Award 2016.

Passionate about Workforce Diversity and workplace Inclusion of Women and Youth in the Technology and Entrepreneurship space, as a result she started Girlhype with focus to attract, promote and develop women and girls from underrepresented groups in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

She has also partnered with organisations like UN Women, Mozilla, TechWomen, SiliconCape and Technovation to develop women’s digital literacy and participating on the web.

Book your ticket and meet Baratang for a chat about her entrepreneurial journey and how she landed up in the technology space.


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