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Wednesday, October 10 • 09:45 - 11:00
Panel Discussion: Women and the Web

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This session will bring together women from across the continent who have been leveraging the web to speak truth to power, and will give them a platform to speak openly and honestly about their passion and drive, as well as challenges to and strategies for encouraging more women to claim the web for civic, political and socio-economic empowerment.
Cette session rassemblera des femmes de tout le continent qui ont exploité le Web pour dire la vérité au pouvoir et leur donneront une plateforme pour parler ouvertement et honnêtement de leur passion et de leur dynamisme, ainsi que des défis et des stratégies pour encourager plus de femmes. revendiquer le web pour l'autonomisation civique, politique et socio-économique.

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Jama Jack

Communications professional, Linguere
Jama Jack is a feminist leader and blogger with a specific interest in women’s rights and gender equality. Her blog, Linguere, raises awareness on a wide range of issues affecting women, particularly in Africa, using different literary forms including poetry and creative nonfiction... Read More →

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Jemila Abdulai

Creative Director and Editor, Circumspecte
Jemila is the creative director and editor of the multiple award-winning Circumspecte.com; a digital platform and company dedicated to meaningful insights, interaction and creative action related to Africa and Africans. An economist by training and a self-proclaimed wordsmith, she has been writing since the age of 10 and uses digital technologies to explore the nuances... Read More →
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Josephine Miliza

Project Manager, TunapandaNET
Josephine Miliza is a network engineer passionate about promoting access and digital inclusion for all. She is currently the project manager for TunapandaNET, a community network that focuses on empowering local communities to collaboratively create sustainable connectivity models... Read More →
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Kudzai M. Mubaiwa

Economic Development Professional, Investor Saint PL
Kudzai M. Mubaiwa is an Economic Development Professional who works extensively with local small scale enterprises through her financial and digital literacy consulting company Investor Saint PL, as well as their business incubation trust iZone Hub with the payoff line “enterprise... Read More →
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Chantal Naré

Blogger and Web Activist, Africtivistes et Blogueuses226
Blogueuse et web activiste membre de la ligue panafricaine des blogueurs et activistes web, Africtivistes et Blogueuses226, l’association des femmes blogueuses et web activistes du Burkina Faso – Afro feministe, Advocate pour les droits de la femme et de l’enfant.Alimni 2016... Read More →
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Prudence Nyamishana

Blogger, Global Voices
Prudence Nyamishana is a Ugandan Blogger she blogs at ( prunyamishana.com ).  She has been an author at Global Voices since 2013,  and is a founding partner of a number of Civic Media projects such as Kweeta Uganda (kweeta.com), This is Uganda (thisisuganda.org) and the social justice... Read More →

Wednesday October 10, 2018 09:45 - 11:00 GMT
Omanye I & II