Regina Agyare

Regina Agyare is a young, dynamic, social entrepreneur who is finding new ways to harness technology to promote social change in West Africa. Agyare graduated from Ghana’s Ashesi University in 2005 as one of the top software developers in her class with a degree in Computer Science.  After graduation, Regina was hired by a prestigious …

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Deborah Ahenkorah

Deborah Ahenkorah is passionate about reading, and about bringing African children compelling stories that will encourage a life-long engagement with books and literacy. “Imagine that of every 10 storybooks a British child reads, seven of them are from the United Arab Emirates, two are from China and just one book is by a British author …

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Nafi Chinery

Chinery is passionate about promoting women's rights in African countries. In her role at AWDF, she works with women-led organizations to build their leadership and help them advocate for inclusive decision-making processes. Through this work, she has gained stories of successes and failures among grassroots organizations. Chinery began her career with Oxfam GB, where she …

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Ghana: Programme to Equip Girls With IT Skills

Accra — MORE than 1 500 girls in slums are poised to benefit from a programme to empower communities with relevant IT skills in coding and mobile apps technology in Ghana. The programme is a brainchild of Tech Needs Girls, an innovative self-help IT project. The project is also teaching 355 girls to create computer …

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