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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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Tuesday, September 13 • 15:30 - 16:30
Digital Entrepreneurship

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Technology entrepreneurship and innovation are driving rapid changes on the African continent. But women worldwide continue to be underrepresented in technology and innovation at all levels. What does this Fourth Industrial Revolution mean for women and girls in Africa? How can women be a driving force of Africa’s digital economy over the next 10 years?

Lightning Talk: Farai Gundan

Moderators
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Farai Gundan

Contributer, Forbes Africa
Farai Gundan is a candidate for Masters in Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a Mason Fellow. She is also 2015 Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum and a Dangote Fellow. Farai has been listed as the number one top Forbes writers amongst top 10 writers for Forbes.com. She also writes for ESSENCE, a leading US publication that focuses on women of color. She is the recipient of the 2016 "Special Recognition Award... Read More →

Speakers
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Ethel Cofie

Founder, Women in Tech Africa
Named one of the Top 5 Women Impacting IT in Africa, Ethel Cofie is CEO and Founder of EDEL Technology Consulting, an IT Consulting and Digital Products Company in West Africa and Europe, which was recently named IT Consulting Firm of the year by the Telecoms and IT Industry. She is also the founder of Women in Tech Africa, Africa’s largest women in tech group with members in over 30 African countries, and physical chapters in Ghana, Kenya... Read More →
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Foster Nicholas Ofosu

Capactiy Development Specialist, African Development Bank
Foster Ofosu is a Capacity Development Specialist at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB). In addition to building capacity for AfDB-financed Projects in Africa including distance and eLearning, Foster is also leading the Innovation and Youth Entrepreneurship Support Program of the African Development Institute. Foster has a background in International Business Management with special focus on Innovation and International Technology... Read More →


Tuesday September 13, 2016 15:30 - 16:30
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