5 Africa’s Women Innovators Named At WEF Africa 2016

Five social entrepreneurs have been named Africa’s top women innovators at the World Economic forum Africa taking place in Kigali, Rwanda.

The five were selected from different sectors including technology, retail, agriculture and fashion and came from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa and Rwanda.

The criteria for the challenge required entrants’ companies to be less than three years old, be earning revenue for at least a year and have proven innovation and positive social impact.


The winners were invited to the WEF Africa forum in Kigali where they will meet other social entrepreneurs and impact investors; and participate in discussions relevant to their expertise and interests.

Click to view list of the winners: Footprint to Africa, CIO East Africa, Capital fm



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