What do Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, Google, Rancard Solutions and DreamOval Ltd have in common? From small local firms to multinationals, from the old to the young, and from international to local; each and every one of these tech firms was started by men. To this day it’s surprising and somewhat disturbing that women seem to have been largely left out in the leadership of the world’s technology revolution. Only a small percentage of technology startups worldwide are led by women, and here in Africa ICT education seems to be more attractive to men than women. Why is this and what can be done? We examine some potential causes..