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Coudy Binta De

Ms De is helping to boost the number of women with IT jobs in Senegal. Image: BBC News

Coudy Binta De’s eyes light up when she talks about how she first became fascinated with computers.

In Senegal itself recent data is hard to come by, but a report published in 2009 by the International Youth Foundation said women held only 14% of IT jobs in the country.

To help boost the number of women in Senegal’s IT sector, Ms De and three fellow female computer engineers have decided to take matters into their own hands, and set up the country’s first technology hub run by and for women . . .

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