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Wednesday, October 10 • 11:45 - 13:00
Fireside Chat: Women Advancing STEAMD

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This session will feature inspirational women charting the path in STEAMD, but also those drawn from humanities and other non-STEAMD backgrounds on how the latter also matters in the STEAMD discourse. Speakers will be drawn from various fields, and will be invited to reflect on their journeys, triumphs and tribulations — and how to involve more women and girls in STEAMD, with an eye to the role of the public sector in advancing this aim. 
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Cette session mettra en vedette des femmes inspirantes qui tracent la voie dans STIAMD, mais aussi celles issues des milieux des sciences humaines et d’autres disciplines non STIAMD sur la manière dont cette dernière est également importante dans le discours STIAMD. Les conférenciers proviendront de divers domaines, y compris la santé et l'éducation, et seront invités à réfléchir à leurs voyages, à leurs triomphes et à leurs tribulations - et à impliquer davantage de femmes et de filles dans STIAMD, en tenant compte du rôle du secteur public. faire avancer ce but.

Moderators
avatar for Onica N. Makwakwa

Onica N. Makwakwa

World Wide Web Foundation, Head of Africa, A4AI
Onica N. Makwakwa is the Africa Regional Coordinator for the Alliance for Affordable Internet at the World Wide Web Foundation. She works to develop effective collaborations across stakeholders in Africa in support of affordable broadband internet. An experienced advocacy, fundraising... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Mame Aminata Diambo

Mame Aminata Diambo

Student, Blogger and Entrepreneur
I am Mame Aminata Diambo and I am a student in sophomore year of telecommunications Engineering in Dakar. I am also a blogger and entrepreneur. My blogging platform started as a place to share ideas and thoughts on my journey of finding my purpose. In that way, I have had multiple... Read More →
avatar for Siphokazi Feke

Siphokazi Feke

CEO/Partner, Talamus SA
Siphokazi Feke is the CEO/Partner Talamus SA which is the mobile App we have launched that just won a global award as the United Nations ITU Global Award Winner for the most scalable SME 2018, at the recent 2018 ITU World Telecom conference. She is also the founder of Brainwave Medical... Read More →
avatar for Regina Agyare Honu

Regina Agyare Honu

CEO, Soronko Solutions
Regina is the CEO of Soronko Solutions. She just opened the first coding and human centered design school for children and adults called Soronko Academy. She was just awarded the 2018 AFS Active Global Citizen Award for her contributions to global competence education. She recently... Read More →
avatar for Mandisa Khanyile

Mandisa Khanyile

Co-founder, Dotafro
Mandisa is a gender activist from KwaZulu Natal in South Africa, she is the Co-founder of Dotafro an afrocentric social media platform. An Ex Talent Acquisition Specialist who used to focus on headhunting great IT candidates for listed entities who decided to leave corporate South... Read More →
avatar for Ayorkor Korsah

Ayorkor Korsah

Senior Lecturer, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Ashesi University
G. Ayorkor Korsah is a Senior Lecturer currently serving as head of the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at Ashesi University, Ghana. Korsah’s scholarly interests include exploring optimization problems, such as those that arise in robotics path-planning and... Read More →


Wednesday October 10, 2018 11:45 - 13:00 GMT
Omanye I & II