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Thursday, October 11 • 09:45 - 11:15
WORLD CAFE SESSIONS: Institutional Support for Women in Tech

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This session will engage representatives from Multilateral Development Banks and international/digital development organisations, in a preliminary discussion on how they support women in tech —be it in entrepreneurship, advocacy or work in policy. This will happen in a world cafe format,  where each representative will host a roundtable for further discussion on their approach to work, with an option to rotate every 20/30 minutes.
Cette session engagera des représentants des banques multilatérales de développement et des organisations internationales / de développement numérique dans une discussion préliminaire sur la manière dont ils soutiennent les femmes dans la technologie - que ce soit dans l'entrepreneuriat, le plaidoyer ou le travail en politique. Une session «café mondial» suivra, où chaque représentant organisera une table ronde pour discuter de son approche du travail, avec une option de rotation toutes les 20/30 minutes.

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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 →

Thursday October 11, 2018 09:45 - 11:15 GMT
Omanye I & II