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Welcome to the 2016 Africa Summit on Women and Girls in Technology! Below you’ll find the schedule for both days of the event, as well as details regarding session speakers, locations, and content. We’re excited you’ve joined us here to further this important work, and hope you’ll join in the online conversation around the event using #TechWomenAfrica
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Frannie Lautier (invited)

African Development Bank
Vice President
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Geraldine Moleketi-Fraser (invited)

African Development Bank
Special Envoy on Gender
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Honourable Minister Nana Oye Lithur (invited)

Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection
Minister
TS

Theo Sowa (invited)

African Women Development Fund
CEO
EA

Estelle Akofio-Sowah

Google
Ghana Country Manager
avatar for Banke Alawaye

Banke Alawaye

Praekelt Foundation
Internaional Business Manager
avatar for Mavis A. Ampah

Mavis A. Ampah

The World Bank
Lead ICT Policy Specialist
avatar for Alsacia Atanasio

Alsacia Atanasio

SIITRI
Consultant
avatar for Edith Brou

Edith Brou

La Digitale
Founder
avatar for Ingrid Brudvig

Ingrid Brudvig

World Wide Web Foundation
Women's Rights Research and Advocacy Coordinator
avatar for Ethel Cofie

Ethel Cofie

Women in Tech Africa
Founder
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Eng. Hoda Dahroug

Ministry of ICT
Director, Egypt Trust Fund
avatar for Dr. Izeduwa Derex-Briggs

Dr. Izeduwa Derex-Briggs

UN Women
Representative for Eastern and Southern Africa
avatar for Amira Dhalla

Amira Dhalla

Mozilla Foundation
Lead, Women and Web Literacy and Mozilla Clubs
avatar for Amel Fahmy

Amel Fahmy

Tadwien Gender Research Center in Egypt
Managing Director
avatar for Noora Flinkman

Noora Flinkman

HarrasMap
Marketing & Communications Unit Manager
avatar for Dr. Aminata Garba

Dr. Aminata Garba

Cargenie Mellon University in Rwanda
Professor
AG

Amel Ghouila

Technovation Tunisia
Regional Ambassador
SG

Shikoh Gitau

African Development Bank
ICT Specialist
GG

Grace Githaiga

Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet)
Co-Convener
avatar for Anne Githuku-Shongwe

Anne Githuku-Shongwe

UN Women
Representative, South Africa Multi-Country Office
avatar for Dorothy Gordon

Dorothy Gordon

Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT
Director-General
avatar for Farai Gundan

Farai Gundan

Forbes Africa
Contributer
avatar for Akua Gyekye

Akua Gyekye

Facebook
Public Policy Manager, Africa
avatar for Njideka U. Harry

Njideka U. Harry

Youth for Technology Foundation
Executive Director
avatar for Regina Honu

Regina Honu

Soronko Solutions
CEO
avatar for Diana Hopeson

Diana Hopeson

GHMusic Publishing & Management
CEO
avatar for Mariéme Jamme

Mariéme Jamme

I am the Code
Founder
avatar for Anne Jellema

Anne Jellema

Web Foundation
CEO
avatar for Dr. Omobola Johnson

Dr. Omobola Johnson

Alliance for Affordable Internet
Honorary Chairperson
avatar for Sonia Jorge

Sonia Jorge

Alliance for Affordable Internet
Executive Director
avatar for Xoliswa Kakana

Xoliswa Kakana

ICT Works
Executive Chair and Group CEO
avatar for Oreoluwa Somolu Lesi

Oreoluwa Somolu Lesi

W.TEC
Executive Director
avatar for Fungai Machirori

Fungai Machirori

Her Zimbabwe
Founder
avatar for Onica N. Makwakwa

Onica N. Makwakwa

Africa Regional Coordinator, A4AI
World Wide Web Foundation
EM

Eunice Maranya

Digital Opportunity Trust
Kenya Country Director
avatar for Rosemary Mbabazi

Rosemary Mbabazi

Ministry of Youth and ICT
Permanent Secretary
avatar for Adrine Muhura

Adrine Muhura

GSMA Connected Women
Market Engagement Africa
avatar for Gathoni Mwai

Gathoni Mwai

Afroes Games
Kenya Country Manager
avatar for Christelle N'cho

Christelle N'cho

Ministry of Women
Technical Adviser on Digital Inclusion
avatar for Racheal Nakitare

Racheal Nakitare

International Associaion of Women in Radio & TV
Immediate Past President
avatar for Nnenna Nwakanma

Nnenna Nwakanma

Africa Regional Coordinator
World Wide Web Foundation
avatar for Busayo Obisakin

Busayo Obisakin

Women Inspiration Development Centre
Founder/President
avatar for Foster Nicholas Ofosu

Foster Nicholas Ofosu

African Development Bank
Capactiy Development Specialist
avatar for Temitope Ogundipe

Temitope Ogundipe

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria
Chief Operating Officer
DO

Dorothy Okello

Makerere University
Director of Innovation, Resilient Africa Network
FO

Funke Opeke

MainOne Cable
CEO
AO

Atieno Otieno

Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development
Head of Section, TV Programming
avatar for Moses Owiny

Moses Owiny

Women of Uganda Network
Program Manager
avatar for Julie Owono

Julie Owono

Internet Sans Frontieres
Head of Africa Desk
avatar for Clara Prinkah-Sam

Clara Prinkah-Sam

e-Transform Ghana Project
Innovation Entrepreneurship & BPO Expert
LQ

Lucy Quist

Airtel Ghana
CEO
avatar for Melissa Romaine

Melissa Romaine

Mozilla
Advocacy Network Manager
avatar for Nanjira Sambuli

Nanjira Sambuli

World Wide Web Foundation
Digital Equality Advocacy Manager
PD

Patricia Dovi Sampson

Ministry of Communications
Director, Research, Statistics & Information Management
avatar for Rachel Sibande

Rachel Sibande

M-Hub Malawi
Rachel Sibande
avatar for Genevieve Simiyu

Genevieve Simiyu

Chalkboard Education
Country Manager
avatar for Emilar Vushe

Emilar Vushe

Association for Progressive Communications
Africa Coordinator
avatar for Angelique Weeks

Angelique Weeks

Liberia Telecommunicatins Authority
Chairperson