Named one of the Top 5 Women impacting IT in Africa, I am CEO and Founder of EDEL Technology Consulting, an IT Consulting Company in West Africa and Europe who was recently named IT Consulting Firm of the year by the Telecoms and IT Industry.
I am also Founder of Women in Tech Africa, Africa’s largest women in tech group with members in over 30 Africa countries and in the diaspora and growing.
In the attempt to “copy and paste” a Silicon Valley ,we ignore what our inherent advantages are in Africa for creating entrepreneurial ecosystems and that’s why we are most likely to fail at it …
Entrepreneurship is not new to Africans.
We are after-all masters of survivalist entrepreneurship
What needs to taught is how to create strong, scalable industry giants…
Created women in tech week, a global event which started in 2016 which impacts over 10,00 women globally.
I have been featured on BBC and have had my opinion pieces published on CNN on the topics of technology in emerging markets, and women leadership.
When I am not running EDEL or Women in Tech Africa, I am advising and consulting on technology growth in emerging markets.
I also sit on a number of boards across Africa.
Mail and Guardian South Africa
In creating EDEL Technology Consulting, Women in Tech Africa and of Women in Tech week, a global event which started in 2016 bringing together over 10,000 women virtually with physical events in Ghana, Nigeria, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Canada, Germany, Belgium and China, I have unique understanding of what it takes technology companies to grow and thrive across Sub Saharan Africa. My Board experience includes technology companies across Africa.
Commencement Speech at the congregation of School Humanities,University of Ghana
9th édition of MEDays 2016, under the Patronage of King Mohammed VI Morroco