Even on an impressive list of women doing ground-breaking work in the areas of science, technology and innovation for development and change in East Africa, Dr. Dorothy Okello’s name and achievements still stand out.
The third edition of Coffee and Circumvention was our liveliest one yet! Maybe it had something to do with the fact that we actually had coffee this time? I dunno, but it was such incredible fun!
Aisha Bello is a systems engineer, tech enthusiast and self-proclaimed ‘pythonista’ with a passion to help other girls utilize the immense, unexploited opportunities in Technology.
In 2010, Dr. Nneka Mobisson’s lost her father following complications from a massive stroke. That personal tragedy opened her eyes to the huge gap in Africa’s healthcare support system and a few years later, she left her job as an Executive Doctor for Africa at the Institute for Healthcare to launch mDoc Healthcare, a revolutionary digital health social enterprise.
Damilola Solesi is the founder, CEO and creative director of SMIDS, Nigeria’s foremost animation studio.
The second edition of Coffee & Circumvention held at the Aiivon Hub, Wuse 2, Abuja and had 22 people in attendance. TechHer hosted the meeting with support from ACSIS Nigeria.
Once ranked no. 4 on Github’s list of best programmers in the country, Olubukola Makinwa, a self-taught programmer, is in a class of her own.
Dr. Chao Mbogo is a Kenyan educator, innovator, mentor and leader whose contributions to education, mentorship, and research have gained her multiple local and international recognitions and awards.
Emem Rita Usanga is an accomplished business developer, consultant and mentor with expertise in human-centered experience designs.