Program Manager at Microsoft
NEXT, Microsoft R&D Center, Israel
Co-founder of SOLUTIONS S.A. / Director of the Master Program in Database and Integration System
SOLUTIONS S.A. / State University of Haiti / Haiti
Tayana was born and raised in Haiti. Since High School she has shown leadership and active empathy in her community. As a member of M.E.J. (Youth Eucharistic Movement), she became involved in reforestation projects and adult women literacy activities in her school neighborhood and in other areas of the capital.
Director of the Gender, Society and Policies Area of FLACSO Argentina (Latin American School of Social Sciences)
Psychologist (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina), M.A. in Gender and Education (Department of Education, University of Cambridge, England).
Director of the "Gender, Society and Policies Area” at the Latin American Postgraduate Institute of Social Sciences (FLACSO Argentina). Within this Area she coordinates two Regional Programs:
Claudia Gomez Costa
“FUNDACION APRENDIENDO BAJO LA CRUZ DEL SUR” - REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA
Desarrollo y dirijo desde hace quince años programas que incluyen TIC en Educación, equipando con computadoras, conectando de manera sustentable a internet con banda ancha y favoreciendo y capacitando a los sectores más vulnerables, especialmente comunidades aisladas y de difícil acceso, pueblos originarios, mujeres...
Catherine Mahugu is a graduate from University of Nairobi with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. She has been involved in various ICT for Development projects including Stanford University’s Nokia Africa Research Center Design Project building mobile applications targeting informal communities. Kate co-founded SasaAfrica, a...
Honorable Deborah Taylor Tate
Special Envoy for ITU Child Online Protection Initiative/Former FCC Commissioner/Co-Chair US Healthy Media Commission (with Geena Davis)
Twice nominated by US President, Unanimous confirmation by US Senate to Federal Communications Commissioner; Legal counsel and senior staff to 2 Governors, Chairman of Tennessee Regulatory Commission (regulated all utilities)
CEO & Chairperson at Upload Yourself Systems Ltd
Upload Yourself Systems Ltd
I was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Ever since I was a little girl, I have dreamed to create my own business.
I completed a Masters in the Nutrition sector, and started to work in a research organization.
Team Lead of MS2C (Mobile Skills to Cash)
Somto has a degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from the Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria. She is enthusiastic about using ICT as an innovative tool for youth development and empowerment. This led her to develop a project MS2C (Mobile Skills to Cash); a solution that uses mobile technology to connect young people to job...
Real IT Solutions Ltd. Ghana
Vida Anima Ackom is a Ghanaian Software Developer by profession and owns an Educational Software Company called Real IT Solutions Ltd. She holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration and has 7 years experience in Computer programming.
I am an Electronic, Telecommunications and Electrical Engineer from Uruguay. For my thesis, I designed and built the Attitude Determination System of the first Uruguayan Satellite.
Throughout my life, my biggest passion has always been outer space. This passion began at the age of four, and since then, I have always tried to become involved in as...