Advocate Lulu Makapela has been recognised for her contributions to astronautics.
Team Charis beat 10 other teams from various countries to win the Technovation 2015 competition and receive a $10 000 grand prize.
120 high school girls will be heading to Rwanda for a month-long programme that aims to equip them with skills in several scientific and artistic fields.
Do you want to help inspire the future generation of women in tech? Sign up to be a Code4CT mentor this month.
The Diversity Fund will help women and minorities running startups get a step up in the tech industry.