Fostering the Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies for Youth and Women Empowerment

Elyjoy Micheni, Alice N Wechuli, Julius Murumba, Jackson K Machii


The fourth industrial revolution presents society with significant opportunities to incorporate emerging creative and technology innovations and strategies for youth and women empowerment. This paper uses content analysis in 1) identifying the fourth industrial revolution technologies available for youth and women's empowerment 2) exploring the capacity of 4IR technologies for empowering youth and women 3) investigating the difficulties faced by young and women in using these (4IR) technologies 4) exploring approaches that may encourage the use of these (4IR) innovations by young people and women. An analysis of the literature was carried out and included reports, scholarly journal articles, and conference proceedings. The keywords used were the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Youth, and women. The study concludes that the fourth industrial revolution promotes social change, improves service accessibility, improving global income levels, promoting the standard of living for youth and women, and enhancing the equitable digital economy

Keywords: Fourth Industrial Revolution; Technologies; Youth and Women Empowerment

DOI: 10.7176/JIEA/11-1-05

Publication date: February 28th 2021


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