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Tuesday, October 9 • 10:15 - 11:00
Fireside Chat: Leadership in Technology Policy

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This session will engage leading women in tech policy in respective countries, regionally or globally — in government, private sector, and civil society — inviting them to reflect on their professional journeys, how they advocate for gender-responsiveness within their positions, and to consider challenges faced and lessons learned to share with aspiring tech policy professionals.
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Cette session engagera des femmes éminentes dans la politique technologique dans leurs pays respectifs, au niveau régional ou mondial - au sein du gouvernement, du secteur privé et de la société civile - en les invitant à réfléchir sur leur parcours professionnel, les défis rencontrés et les leçons apprises à partager avec les futurs professionnels des politiques technologiques

Moderators
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Eleanor Sarpong

Deputy Director, Policy Lead, A4AI
Eleanor is A4AI’s Deputy Director, Policy lead. She directs policy and has oversight on country engagements in Africa, Asia and Latin America.She is a versatile ICT and public policy professional with a 15-year multidisciplinary experience in the private, public and not-for-profit... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Barkatou Sabi Boun Adamou

Barkatou Sabi Boun Adamou

Gender and Digital Entrepreneurship Advisor, Ministry of Digital Economy and Communication, Benin
Master en Management des Projets et diplômée de Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI Israël) en Gestion des Projets du 21 ème siècle et Développement Durable, elle est d’abord titulaire d’un Brevet de Technicien Supérieur en Informatique de Gestion et d’une... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Omobola Johnson

Dr. Omobola Johnson

Honorary Chair of the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) and a Senior Partner at TLcom Capital LLP
Dr Omobola Johnson is Honorary Chair of the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) and a Senior Partner at TLcom Capital LLP. An engineer and experienced ICT professional, Dr Johnson previously served as Nigeria’s Minister of Communications Technology, where she focused on the... Read More →
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Bitilokho Ndiaye

Directeur de la Communication et de Conseillère Technique, Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, Senegal
Mme Bitilokho NDIAYE est sociologue avec 13 ans d’expérience professionnelle dans la fonction publique. Mme Ndiaye a occupé successivement, le poste de Directeur de la Communication et de Conseillère Technique en genre au Ministère de la Communication, des Télécommunications... Read More →
avatar for Hon. Minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful

Hon. Minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful

Minister for Communications, Ghana
Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful MP, is the Minister for Communications of the Republic of Ghana and a Member of Parliament. As the Minister for Communications, she has oversight for the government’s infrastructure programme for the ICT Sector, national cyber security, the development of... Read More →


Tuesday October 9, 2018 10:15 - 11:00 GMT
Omanye I & II