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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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Wednesday, September 14 • 12:15 - 13:15
World Café Lightning Talks/Posters/Demo Session - Program Highlights

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Empowerment of Women & Girls through the Web in Nigeria 
Temitope Ogundipe

Women’s Rights Online: Reality of Women’s Internet Use in Mozambique
Alsacia Atanasio

Free Is Not Enough
Banke Alawaye

Making the most out of your Creativity (Music and Arts)
Diana Hopeson

Making e-learning available to communities everywhere
Genevieve Simiyu

Mozilla Clubs for Women and Girls
Amira Dhalla        Melissa Romaine

Women’s Rights Online Report Cards - Measuring Progress, Driving Action
Ingrid Brudvig

HarassMap - Online and offline against sexual harassment
Noora Flinkman

Youth Voices: Creating content and creating change
Eunice Maranya

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Banke Alawaye

Internaional Business Manager, Praekelt Foundation
Banke Alawaye International Business Manager - Praekelt Foundation. Banke holds a B.Sc in Computer Science and a Masters in Business Administration from Edinburgh Business School, Scotland. Her experience spans investment banking, software development, management consulting and general management. Her work at Praekelt has exposed her to social impact projects and applying mobile solutions to development problems. Recent work includes serving as... Read More →
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Alsacia Atanasio

Consultant, SIITRI
I'm Consultant and WRO's Project Coordinator in Mozambique representing SIITRI. I am Veterinarian holding a PhD in Vet Sciences from Medical University of Southern Africa (MEDUNSA), Pretoria, South Africa, since 2000. I have been researcher as Parasitologist from 1988 to 2005 at National Veterinary Research Institute (INIVE), Executive Secretary of the Technical Council for Agricultural Research (CTIA) from 2003 to 2005, Executive Director of the... Read More →
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Ingrid Brudvig

Women's Rights Research and Advocacy Coordinator, World Wide Web Foundation
Ingrid coordinates the Women’s Rights Online country partner network and research initiatives. Prior to joining the Web Foundation in 2014, Ingrid coordinated a network of anthropologists across Africa conducting ethnographic research on ICTs, and co-edited a published book on “Mobilities, ICTs and Marginality in Africa: South Africa in Comparative Perspective”. Her work has also included extensive fieldwork, and monitoring... Read More →
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Amira Dhalla

Lead, Women and Web Literacy and Mozilla Clubs, Mozilla Foundation
Amira Dhalla is the Lead for Mozilla Foundation’s Women and Web Literacy initiative and the Mozilla Clubs program. Through both of these projects, Dhalla works to bring digital literacy to thousands of people globally working. Through partnerships with the Ford Foundation and UN Women, Dhalla has managed projects in Brazil, Kenya, and South Africa. Before coming to Mozilla, Dhalla worked to build communities and movements among... Read More →
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Noora Flinkman

Marketing & Communications Unit Manager, HarrasMap
Noora Flinkman is the Marketing and Communications Unit Head at HarassMap, an Egyptian initiative that is combining mobile & online reporting and mapping technology and on-the-ground mobilization to create an environment that does not tolerate sexual harassment. She has previously worked with refugee assistance in Sweden, gender and piety movements in Egypt, and was awarded a fellowship from the Swedish International Development Cooperation... Read More →
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Diana Hopeson

CEO, GHMusic Publishing & Management
Diana Hopeson, CEO of GHMusic Publishing and Management. A Missionary/Musician with certificate in Music Therapy. Artiste with the favorite Hit “Winner” album. Diana has served the Ghana Music industry over the past 25 years in Policy making, Copyright issues, Unionism and women empowerment. Diana Organized an advocacy program for women in the creative industry in collaboration with UN women and the Ministry for Gender, children and... Read More →

Eunice Maranya

Kenya Country Director, Digital Opportunity Trust
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Temitope Ogundipe

Chief Operating Officer, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria
Tope Ogundipe currently serves as Paradigm Initiative Nigeria’s Chief Operating Officer, overseeing its 5 offices across in Lagos, Aba, Kano and Abuja Nigeria. She supports the development and implementation of strategy for PIN’s growth, design and implementation of programs. In 2015, She completed a country report for the World Wide Web Foundation based on the results of a household face-to-face survey conducted in urban poor... Read More →
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Melissa Romaine

Advocacy Network Manager, Mozilla
Melissa Romaine is an education specialist working to support leadership development and strengthen networks at the intersection of technology, policy, and learning. As Network Manager for Mozilla’s Advocacy Team, she connects professionals working to protect the free and open internet. Previously, she championed Web literacy and digital making with schools, teachers unions, and community organizations around the world. Melissa has her... Read More →
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Rachel Sibande

Rachel Sibande, M-Hub Malawi
Rachel Sibande is CEO and Founder of mHub; Malawi's first technology hub. The hub is a social enterprise that nurtures young people with skills in technology and entrepreneurship. Rachel was listed by Forbes as one of the 30 most Promising young entrepreneurs in Africa in 2016. She is a Google Award recipient. A Next Einstein Forum Ambassador and an Alumna of President Obama's Young African Leaders initiative. She is a PhD candidate in computer... Read More →
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Genevieve Simiyu

Country Manager, Chalkboard Education
Genevieve Simiyu is an African citizen keen on developing Africa through social impact. She has 5 years experience working on projects related to health, education, entrepreneurship and environmental issues in East and West Africa. Currently, she is the Country Manager (Ghana) of Chalkboard Education, an e-learning application that makes content accessible to anyone, everywhere, on any device and without an internet connection. Prior to joining... Read More →

Wednesday September 14, 2016 12:15 - 13:15

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