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Submit your nomination for the Female Innovator of the Year Award!

About the Award:

This award seeks to honour the women who have made significant contributions to the fields of tech, media, and telecoms across Africa.

Nominations will close on Monday 19 August, and the shortlist will be announced on Thursday 22 August.

About the Award Show:

JJoin us once again at the iconic Bay Hotel for a premium and exclusive experience as we celebrate excellence in innovation, inclusion, and sustainable development. This year, we continue our tradition of recognizing organizations and individuals who are driving transformative change and shaping Africa's tech ecosystem.

Prepare for an inspiring awards ceremony that underscores the remarkable achievements and contributions to a brighter future. Join us on Wednesday 13 November for an unforgettable evening that merges prestige, purpose, and a commitment to progress.

The Awards are one of many features of Africa Tech Festival, a unique event that has been running for 27 years and is dedicated to uniting global technology and telecom leaders, entrepreneurs, and policymakers to drive digital transformation and innovation across Africa. Register for the event here.

Eligibility Criteria: 

Must be an African-based Start-Up: The start-up must be based in Africa OR have a significant presence and operational base within Africa.

Leadership and Vision: The female innovator must demonstrate exceptional leadership and a clear vision for advancing technology, media, or telecommunications, inspiring others through her work and achievements.

Impact and Influence: The individual's contributions should have a significant and positive impact on businesses, communities, or the broader industry, with measurable outcomes and widespread influence.

Mentorship and Advocacy: The awardee should actively engage in mentorship and advocacy, supporting the growth and development of other women in tech, media, or telecoms, and promoting diversity and inclusion.



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