International Women’s Day — Interview with our Co-founder & COO, Atinuke Idowu

The theme this year is #BreakTheBias. Going back to your early career decisions, can you tell us a bit about your “backstory”? What factors influenced you to this particular career path?

Is there anyone, in particular, you are grateful towards who helped get you to where you are? Can you tell me a little about that?

According to this report, the share of global startups with at least one female founding member is only about 20%, which only shows that more work still has to be done to empower women to create companies. In your opinion and experience, what do you think is currently holding back women from founding companies?

Can you help articulate a few things that can be done as individuals, as a society, or by the government to help overcome these obstacles?

Based on your opinion and experience, what are the “Five Things You Need To Thrive and Succeed as a Woman Founder in the tech space?”

You are a person of great influence. If you could spark a movement that would for the greater good for a good number of people, what would that be? You never know what your idea can spark off.



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