By Ann Cairns, Executive Vice Chair of Mastercard Africa, like everywhere in the world, has been coping with COVID-19, which has disproportionately impacted women. The pandemic is a watershed moment for gender equality and an African Union report notes the importance of a gendered perspective in the analysis of this multi-dimensional event, to improve outcomes for …
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BY SUZANNE MOREL, COUNTRY MANAGER, MASTERCARD, SOUTH AFRICA Businesses that want to grow sales and market share are looking for ways to increase their pool of customers. The good news is that there is a massive market segment, and resource, that remains under-utilized: women. Consumer product companies and marketers have long understood that women are …
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Girls4Tech™ Connect leverages Mastercard’s deep expertise in payments technology and innovation to bridge STEM skills gap and inspire young girls Johannesburg, South Africa – 9 March 2021: To celebrate International Women’s Day,  Mastercard has rolled out its first digital South African Girls4Tech Connect programme at Rose-Act Saturday School in Alexandra Township, Johannesburg to inspire and prepare girls …
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Johannesburg, South Africa, 8 March 2021 – Mastercard, one of the world’s most active sponsors of major sporting events, today strengthened its commitment to women’s rugby through the announcement of two Mastercard women rugby ambassadors – Piwokuhle Nyanda, a Springbok and Golden Lions Women’s Rugby player, and Chanel Alberts, the head coach of Pirates Women’s …
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Mastercard has committed to reach 2,020 girls in the UAE through the Girls4Tech program before the end of Expo 2020 Dubai March 8 virtual session calls for girls to participate to make their mark in STEM subjects In celebration of International Women’s Day, Mastercard is hosting Girls4Tech events in 23 countries across the globe Dubai, …
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