We can’t do it because we are women

My name is Angela Mugo. I am a software developer. Originally, I wanted to do analytical chemistry, but then when I started to do it, I realised I didn't like it. I wanted to go more into hardware. To work with heavy power, current and

I never use my real name

I felt like I had to fit in. I needed to keep up with the joke and keep up with people calling me by the wrong name. When I was in year three I joined a new school and they called me up to the front and they were like , 'What is your

I changed my look so I could fit in

"I do notice that I'm not being myself in the workplace," says Hilda Kwoffie. "I try to tone it down a little bit. You find yourself having to always slick your hair down just to fit in." The 24-year-old from Ghana says she's changed

Temitope Akinnusi: The blind photographer from Nigeria

Temitope Akinnusi was just 10 years old, when he lost an eye trying to protect his mum from armed robbers.  “It all happened in 2003. Then, I was 10 years old. On that night we were upstairs in a rented apartment. We heard a loud noise