Nkem Uwaje

The AWP Network Hosts Leading African Women in Technology in Lagos

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017 – The African Women Power Network hosted leading African women in technology to an engaging conversation on what it means to be a woman in technology. The conversation explored the challenges and the progress made so far in the STEM fields with regards to women and girls in Nigeria. The …

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The 2016 AWP Network Power List

Be the Change. Be Inspired. Be You.  Recognizing (40) African women with powerful, inspiring and influential voices. At the AWP Network, we aim to encourage more African women with powerful voices who will continue to create programs and policies that support the development and growth of African women and girls. Introducing Africa\’s leading women (1) …

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The 2014 AWP Network Power List

Be the change. Be Inspired. Be you. Recognizing (40) African women with powerful, inspiring, and influential voices. Introducing Africa’s leading women! At the AWP Network, we aim to encourage more African women with powerful voices who will continue to create programs and policies that support the development and growth of African women and girls. 1. Arunma …

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AWP Network Event: From Idea to Execution

Many people have ideas but may not know how to move from idea to execution. The AWP Network hosted this event to teach start-up entrepreneurs in Lagos, Nigeria how to properly execute their vision, move their business ideas forward despite Nigeria’s challenging business climate and more importantly, learn about advantageous strategies on how to proceed with ease. …

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Innovation in Africa: Here’s what Young African Women Entrepreneurs Have to Say

How can we support and improve Innovation in Africa? Supporting innovation in Africa is no easy task. Political instability, civil wars, terrorism, and uncertainty often disturb the ecosystem of progress and sustainable development. The AWP Network met with three (3) of Africa’s most innovative young women entrepreneurs who share their thoughts on how to improve …

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African Techpreneur Wins the Etisalat Prize for Innovation

Nkem Uwaje is Managing Director of Future Software Resources Nigeria Limited and winner of the 2012 Etisalat Nigeria Prize for Innovation. Her company created the iConnect project, focused on making ICT and education more accessible to youths in Nigeria. In this interview, Uwaje talks about how she got started and gives advice to young people interested in starting a business. …

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