Wednesday, 12 August 2015 00:00

10 African Women Riding theTechnology Tsunami

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Technology Tsunami

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Juliana Rotich, Kenyan
Founder, Ushahidi
Title: Executive Director at Ushahidi
Industry: Information Technology and Services

University of Missouri Kansas City, MIT Media Lab


An IT professional with years of experience in Database administration, Application development and project management. She served as the Data Analyst at Hewitt Associates in Chicago, She also has on-the-ground experience as a citizen journalist. 


She's also behind iHub – a collective technology space in Kenya & co-founder of BRCK Inc. 


Recognized by Fortune Magazine as 2014 50 Global Leaders and as the Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 by The World Economic Forum. She is sought after internationally as an expert in technology and commentator on Africa.

Her mission in life is to make things, fix problems and help others




Anne AmuzuAnne Amuzu, Ghanaian
Co-founder, Nandimobile
Title: Technical head at Nandimobile
Industry: Information Technology and Services
Education: Kwame Nkrumah' University of Science and Technology, Ghana
Past: Entrepreneur in Training at Meltwater Entrepreneurial School Of Technology
Current: CEO and Technical lead at Nandimobile
Summary: Result oriented software entrepreneur

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Joyce Sarpong FRSAJoyce Sarpong MBA, FRSAJoyce Sarpong is the founder and MD of AfricaOracle, an organisation focused on re-branding Africa and the people of Africa in a positive and holistic way.  She is the editor of Africa 2020, a digital magazine focused on Sub-Sahara Africa, which features individuals and institutions, curates stories and strives to ensure that the narrative maintains a balance between reporting on news and promoting a successful brand image of Africa. AfricaOracle promotes stories that presents complete stories about Africa and those written about Africa by Africans. Joyce regularly attends events regularly and is available to speak, interview and write blog posts to highlight and showcase a positive image of brand Africa.  
Joyce Sarpong FRSA AfricaOracle   
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