“Coding is a 21st century skill and every young girl growing up today in our society should have access to it."
Mariéme Jamme, founder of iamtheCODE (Senegal/UK)Read More
“Being a female entrepreneur in Africa is especially challenging, it’s not for the faint-hearted.”
Swaady Martin, founder of YSWARARead More
“Here’s to the women who will change the narrative of African women: May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.”
Dr. Ola Orekunrin, founder of Flying Doctors NigeriaRead More
"Our challenge is to create collaborative enterprises that can scale much faster than an individual entity. By collaborating with others, we build teams of smart entrepreneurs with diverse expertise, working together to solve problems."
Tumi Frazier, a South African entrepreneur, professional speaker & authorRead More
“People have value for foreign things. It is strange that Uganda exports cotton which comes back with a label and we think it is higher value yet it is made from our cotton. We are trying to emphasise and change people’s perception on how to value Uganda in a cool trendy witty way that engages people. It doesn’t have to be made in America, it has to be relevant to Africa.”
Olga Mugyenyi, co-founder of Definition Africa, UgandaRead More
“Our educational systems need to be reformed – making technology and innovation the cornerstone of learning and not just another subject. Without a skilled digital workforce we will not only depend on the West, but also remain in poverty.”
Nkemdilim Begho, founder of Future Software Resources (Nigeria)Read More