February 9, 2024

Women in African Tech: Breaking Gender Barriers in Cybersecurity

African women securing inspiring roles in the typically male-dominated space across the African continent.

Meet Azile Yoyo, the dynamic Security Operations Center (SOC) Lead at CCI Global in South Africa, who wears many hats as a cybersecurity expert, tech mentor, and accomplished technical writer. 



Starting as a call centre agent, Azile’s career trajectory took an unexpected yet exciting turn. 

Motivated by a super heroic aspiration to protect against, cyber threats, Azile navigates the challenges of the male-dominated field with finesse, thriving in CCI’s supportive environment, where a predominantly, female workforce is the norm.

Her ambitious goal includes leading a department at CCI Global and bein a trailblazer at the forefront of the dynamic cybersecurity landscape in Africa.

Azile Yoyo’s journey is not just a career progression; it’s a captivating narrative of resilience, growth, and a relentless pursuit of excellence in the world of cybersecurity.

Discover Alize’s story in the full interview : Women in African Tech : Breaking Gender Barriers in Cybersecurity


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