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Africa, Tech & Women: The New Faces of Development
    This panel provides a rare glimpse into the multitude of ways African women are applying technology to advance Africa’s development. The panel aims to dispel the myths about African women as breeders and victims -- incapable of participating in their own continent’s development, by: (1) showcasing contributions they are making in the technology field – through entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and community leadership; and (2) providing insights into how they are using technology to raise awareness about, mobilize campaigns against and address human rights violations.

    VP, Africa, Health and Humanitarian Media Programs | Internews...

    Dir, Business | Yahoo! Inc | Ebele Okobi is Director of Yahoo!’s...

    VP & MD, Africa | InMobi Africa | Isis Nyong’o is the VP...

    Technology Faculty | New York University Heyman Center for Philanthropy...

    Kikuube Local Chairwoman | Kikuube Village Council

    Cofounder | Project Diaspora | TMS “Teddy” Ruge is currently...

    Type Interactive, Panel
    Hashtag #sxsw #Faces
    Theme Government and Global Issues
    Level Advanced
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_IAP9933

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