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Meet Janet Silantoi who valiantly teaches Technology to Kenyan girls .

Technology is geeky and cool but it does not always come dressed in a hoodie. Tech also comes dressed in beauty and in woman, and Janet Silantoi Leparteleg from Kenya plates up that very well. She is the founder of Butterfly Techies, a community based organization that teaches young...

Death couldn’t stop my purpose as an African leader. Melaku Asmamaw.

They say good people are like candles , they burn themselves up to give others light. This describes Melaku Asmamaw who I met in June in the U.S for the Mandela Washington Fellowship. I don’t know why I always picture him playing  David, Moses or Joshua, the Biblical characters...

Every African child must have access to Education. Jean Martial

This week we’re in Central African Republic (CAR),  a landlocked country in central Africa. CAR is known for its significant mineral deposits and resources like uranium reserves, crude oil, gold, diamonds, cobalt, lumber, and hydro power.   When I met Jean Martial, I noticed he was a man of...

To impact lives, I use technology and fashion. Wala Ahmed El-Fadul Mohammed.

We all know that technology has benefited society in many ways, perhaps most notably in the areas of education and communication. It has also modernized entertainment, political engagement and productivity. Technology is just woven into everything.  Don’t you love when you meet young women who like getting their hands dirty,...