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Wednesday, October 10 • 16:15 - 17:00
Lightning Presentations: Get to Know #TechWomenAfrica Partners!

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Short presentations from #TechWomenAfrica partner institutions on who they are, how they support WIT, projects/vision for the future. These lightning talks will serve as introductions of each participating organisation, and will be followed up by world cafe session discussions on day 3. 
Brèves présentations des institutions partenaires de #TechWomenAfrica sur leur travaux, mission et objectifs, leur soutien à WIT, ses projets / sa vision pour l'avenir. Ces présentations serviront d'introduction à chaque organisation participante et seront suivis des discussions de la session «café du monde» au troisième jour.

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Nanjira Sambuli

Senior Policy Manager and HLP on Digital Cooperation, World Wide Web Foundation

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Hawa Ba

Senegal Country Office, Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)
Hawa Ba is the Senegal Country Office at the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), part of the Open Society Foundations’ network. An important part of Hawa’s work is geared towards girls and women empowerment. She is a fierce advocate of girls’ education and for equal... Read More →
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Maud Adjeley Ashong Elliot

Computer Scientist, Internet Society, Ghana Chapter
Maud Adjeley Ashong Elliot is a computer scientist extraordinaire who encourages most female students to enter into her field. She is a Lecturer at the department of information Technology Studies of the University of Professional Studies, Accra, where she teaches Systems Analysis... Read More →
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Alicia Hammond

Gender Specialist, World Bank Group
Alicia Hammond is a Gender Specialist at the World Bank Group, where she leads on innovation and technology for the Gender Group. In this role, she conducts research on women and girls in STEM and advises on the design of innovative projects focused on enhancing digital skills and... Read More →
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Carla Licciardello

Policy Analyst, International Telecommunication Union
Carla Licciardello is a Policy Analyst of the International Telecommunication Union, based in Geneva. She is responsible of supporting ITU Child Online Protection activities, including projects development with Member States and other international organizations. She is also responsible... Read More →
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Gloria Muhoro

Gender, Technology and Innovation Lead, African Development Bank
Gloria Muhoro is an international development professional. She has over 8 years’ experience leading and managing work relating to inclusive innovation, gender equality, women’s and girls’ socio-economic empowerment (especially leveraging ICTs) and youth empowerment across Africa... Read More →

Wednesday October 10, 2018 16:15 - 17:00 GMT
Omanye I & II