Special Guest of Honor
Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa
Chairman Diaspora Committee of the Nigeria Federal House of Rep. representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency in Lagos State.
Hon. Abike Kafayat Oluwatoyin Dabiri Erewa (Nee Erogbogbo) was born to the family of Alhaji and AlhajaAshafaErogbogbo of Ikorodu. Hon. Abike Dabiri Erewa started her educational career at the Maryland Convent private school, Ikeja. For her secondary education, she attended St. Teresa's College, Ibadan. Thereafter, she attended the prestigious University of Ife (now ObafemiAwolowo University, OAU) Ile – Ife where she obtained a degree in English Language.
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Mother of the Day
Mrs. Iyabo Funmilola Osifeso
Permanent Secretary,
Lagos State - Education District VI
Mrs Osifeso was Principal in various schools in Lagos State for about 20 years before her appointment as Tutor-General/Permanent Secretary a position she holds till date.
Mrs Osifeso held several posts in the National Council of Women’s Societies Nigeria (NCWS) and she is presently the President of NCWS, Lagos State Chapter.
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Susan Shorr
Head, Special Initiatives Division, ITU.
Susan Carroll Schorr leads the digital inclusion work of the International Telecommunication Union, ensuring that women and girls, youth and children as well as persons with disabilities and Indigenous Peoples participate in the Information Society. Her portfolio includes the ITU International Girls in ICT Day campaign to make young women and school girls aware of information and communication technology (ICT) career opportunities, with an outreach of 70,000 girls in over 120 countries.
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Vicky Sleight
Senior Marketing Director, Member Services, GSMA
Vicky Sleight is a Senior Director of Member Services at the GSMA since 2008. Vicky is responsible for growing membership within the mobile ecosystem, leading membership communications and operations for a community of 18,500 industry executives.
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Mrs Nkemdilim Begho
Director of Future Software Resources Nigeria Ltd
A seasoned professional in the IT Service Industry, Mrs Nkemdilim Begho has served as the Managing Director of Future Software Resources Nigeria Ltd (Futuresoft) since 2008. Under her leadership, the company has been strategically re-branded and re-focused on three core areas; Online Solution Development, E-Learning & IT Security, thus establishing it as one of the top IT solution providers in Nigeria
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Rachel Thomas
President, Lean In Foundation.
Rachel Thomas is President of the Lean In Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to offering women the ongoing support and practical skills to lean into their ambitions and achieve their goals. Before joining Lean In, Rachel cofounded and served as President and CMO of Subtext, the first collaborative reading platform for K12 schools.
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Engr Okoli Chioma
Head, Google Apps Enterprise.
Upperlink Limited
Engr Chioma Okoli  is an Enterprise Solutions Engineer presently the Head, Google Apps Enterprise at Upperlink Limited. She has over 8 years’ experience in software development with vast experience in cloud computing. Chioma has assisted several small and large businesses, educational institutions and government agencies to implement innovative solutions.
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Martha Alade
Chairperson/ Founder, Women in Technology in Nigeria.
Martha Alade
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