Finalists Africa 2013

We are thrilled to announce the finalists for the first-ever African Digital Woman of the Year™ Award!  These candidates stood out against a very talented and wide-ranging group of incredible women, judged on the basis of their background in digital studies and work, on the social, creative and leadership impact they each have as an individual, and their general suitability to be a digital ambassador for all of Africa.

regina-agyareMs. Regina Agyare of Accra, Ghana

Watch Ms. Agyare’s video on her project “Tech Needs Girls Ghana,” and why she thinks science and technology is for everyone, including girls.

 

 

 

 

EnonchongMs. Rebecca Enonchong, of Douala, Cameroon

Watch Ms. Enonchong’s video on why and how she promotes greater uptake of ICTs by women in Africa.

 

 

OkelloDr. Dorothy Okello of Kampala, Uganda

 

 

 

 

 

CIMG4878 copyMs. Rainatou Sow of Conakry, Guinea

 

 

 

Please join us in congratulating these very deserving women, stay tuned here to learn more about each of them, and get ready to celebrate with us at Africa ICT Days in Youndé, Cameroon on 16 November, when we announce the 2013 African Digital Woman of the Year™!

United Nations ITU Supports African Digital Woman Award

On the heels of a fantastic 2013 European Digital Woman of the Year™  Award campaign, we are thrilled to announce the launch of the African Digital Woman of the Year™ Award!  Enjoy here a message about these awards by Dr. Hamadoun Touré, Secretary General of the United Nations International Telecoms Union (ITU):

httpv://youtu.be/I0n1ITcmuoA

To find out more about the different Ada Award categories, please see below.

To find out what’s happening in your region of the world, please see below.

To support the Awards —  globally, in Europe, the Americas, Asia or Africa — please contact us!