Tech & Innovation August 02, 2018 at 03:00 pm

5 Black women next in line to become the next ‘Mark Zuckerberg’

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Farida Dawkins August 02, 2018 at 03:00 pm

August 02, 2018 at 03:00 pm | Tech & Innovation

Diana Wilson was born in the bustling city of Newark, NJ. Her mother, long ago, came to America with two possessions: twenty dollars and a dream…Steemit

Diana Wilson

Ghanaian-American Diana Wilson is the founder of Yielding Accomplished African Women (Yaa W).

Yaa W is Ghana’s first finance and technology accelerator for women.

The yearlong program enables female college students to complete an intensive educational course in finance/technology, leadership development, branding and professional etiquette. It also provides comprehensive certification courses, extensive online training software, and experience with hands-on social impact projects, constructed to ensure every participant masters the fundamental skills requisite for employment at top financial and technology corporations.

Yaa W stands out amongst the crowd because they focus on 1) college women, 2) socio-economic diversity of participants, 3) finance and technology and 4) utilize an interdisciplinary teaching approach. Their vision is necessary, significant and set for high levels of impact.

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